In this video, Jan Singer, CEO of Victoria's Secret, shares her top leadership tips and more. Women in Retail Leadership Circle interviewed Singer at this year's Outstanding Mother Awards event in New York City, where she was being honored along with Chelsea Clinton, vice chair, Clinton Foundation; Artemis Patrick, chief merchandising officer, Sephora; and Jessica Simpson, singer/entertainer, and founder and CEO, Jessica Simpson Collection.
Jan Singer, who has held executive positions at athletic shoe and apparel makers Nike and Reebok, has been named CEO of Atlanta-based shapeware maker Spanx Inc. Singer will join Spanx early next month, the company said. She's been corporate vice president of global apparel and corporate vice president of global footwear for Nike. Singer also was vice president and general manager of Reebok's women's business. Spanx announced in February that CEO Laurie Ann Goldman would be leaving. The former Coca-Cola licensing executive joined the company as top executive in 2002.