Eric Bauer

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Eric Bauer, COO of The Children's Place Retail Stores, has left the company effective June 19, the company announced Wednesday. Jane Elfers, president and CEO, will resume oversight of the company's supply chain, store operations, finance, information technology and real estate functions. Commenting on Bauer's departure, Elfers said, "We thank Eric for his contributions and wish him well in his future endeavors." Bauer joined Children's Place as COO in May 2011, after spending eight years with Gap Inc., culminating in his appointment as EVP brand operations, COO for Gap North America where he was responsible for

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. , the largest pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America, today announced the appointment of Steven Baginski as Chief Financial Officer. He will report to Eric Bauer, Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Baginski, 53, has more than 25 years of financial and management experience. Most recently, he held senior level financial positions with two privately-held companies, Kellwood Company, an apparel manufacturer, marketer and retailer, where he served as CFO; and prior to that Hercules Tire & Rubber Company, where he served as Chief Administrative Officer and was responsible for Finance,

Secaucus, N.J. -- The Children’s Place Retail Stores announced Wednesday it has named Steven Baginski to the position of CFO, reporting to COO Eric Bauer. Baginski spent eight years with Limited Brands, most recently as senior VP corporate finance.

The Children's Place announced the appointment of Eric Bauer as chief operations officer. Bauer will be responsible for supply chain, planning and allocation, store operations, finance, information technology, and real estate. Bauer most recently spent eight years with Gap, culminating in his appointment as executive vice president of brand operations for Gap North America, where he was responsible for finance, store operations, real estate, distribution, logistics, information technology and Canadian operations.

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