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Linda Heasley Steps Down as President, CEO, and Member of the Board
J.Jill, Inc. (NYSE:JILL) today announced the appointment of James (“Jim”) S. Scully, who currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of J.Jill, Inc. (the “Company”), as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Linda Heasley has stepped down as President, CEO and a member of the Board of J.Jill, Inc. The Board has begun a search process and Mr. Scully will serve as Interim CEO until the Board has identified a replacement.
“Jim is a retail industry veteran with a proven track record of working in complex environments and a deep understanding of J.Jill from his time on the Board,” said Michael Rahamim, Chairman of the Board. “We are confident in Jim’s ability to drive performance and ensure a seamless transition while we search for J.Jill’s next leader. On behalf of the Board, I want to thank Linda for her contributions and dedication to J.Jill.”
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