Build-A-Bear Workshop has hired Dara Meath as its new SVP and CTO and placed her on its senior leadership committee, reflecting the retailer’s commitment to its ongoing digital transformation efforts. Meath will report to Build-A-Bear’s CFO Voin Todorovic.
Meath brings more than 20 years’ experience in technology leadership roles, most recently as Digital CIO and Leader of Data, Digital and Ecommerce at Conair, where she provided strategic direction and tactical execution guidance for global IT operations. Prior to Conair she was the VP of IT at The Camuto Group.
“This hiring demonstrates our continued focus to advance our digital capabilities, which have been a fundamental part of our business success contributing to record-setting profitability in 2021 and thus far in 2022,” said Todorovic in a statement. “Dara has an impressive background and leadership qualities that we believe can help us achieve the next level of technological capabilities required to achieve our future strategic objectives, drive seamless guest experiences in channels where they choose to interact and deliver sustained profitable growth for our company.”