Nancy A. Walsh, former CFO of Bon-Ton Stores, has joined Pier 1 Imports as EVP and CFO, effective Jan. 25, 2018. She will be tasked with leading financial operations and accounting, including financial reporting, planning and analysis, treasury, tax and investor relations.
Walsh succeeds Darla D. Ramirez, who will step down from her role as interim CFO once the new appointment is in effect. Ramirez will continue to serve as Pier 1 Imports’ Principal Accounting Offer and Vice President - Controller of the company’s operating subsidiaries.
Prior to Pier 1 Imports and Bon-Ton, Walsh held finance roles at Tapestry (formerly Coach), Viacom and Timberland Company.
“Nancy comes to Pier 1 Imports with an extensive background in finance and retail,” said Alasdair James, President and CEO of Pier 1 Imports in a statement. “She has spent the better part of her 30-year career amidst iconic brands, home furnishings and specialty retail. We are confident Nancy has the financial skills and leadership needed to drive the strategic plans we’re presently developing.”