Ryan Vero

CEO at Claire's

Ryan Vero is the CEO of Claire's, a position they have held since July 2019. Prior to that, they were the President of Party City Retail Group from January 2016 to July 2019. Ryan has also served as the President, Grocery & Drugstore at Sears Holdings Corporation from January 2012 to December 2016 and as the Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising/Marketing Officer at OfficeMax from January 2005 to December 2011. Vero began their career at OfficeMax in 1994, serving in various positions including Executive VP, Merchandising, Marketing & OfficeMax.com/Direct from 2001 to 2003 and President, OfficeMax.com/Vice President, eCommerce from 1994 to 2000.

Ryan Vero studied finance as an undergraduate at St. Bonaventure University and then went on to receive their Masters in Business Administration with a focus in marketing from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Some direct reports include Colleen Collins - EVP, Stores, Michael Schwindle - EVP & CFO, and Richard Flint - President, Europe.


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