Jennifer L. Pritchard was President of Skagen at Fossil Group, Inc. from July 2013 to October 2015 and its President of Retail Division from September 8, 2006 to July 2013. Ms. Pritchard’s responsibilities included overseeing all of Fossil’s multiple retail concepts in North America and Europe as well as direct involvement in retail development in Asia.
She has over 20 years experience in retail, having served ten years with Limited, Inc., where she left as Vice President of Tops. She served as President of Arden B Division of Wet Seal Inc. from January 2004 to March 1, 2006. Prior to that, she served as Divisional President of Zutopia since joining Wet Seal Inc. in September 2002. she served as Executive Vice President Product Development and Marketing of Tex 38, LLC, a Hong-Kong based design and production company. Her career began with ten years of service with Limited Brands, Inc., from 1989 to 1999 where she advanced from an Associate Buyer to Vice President and Divisional Merchandise Manager of Tops. She was responsible for all retail concepts worldwide.
She served as General Merchandise Manager of Urban Outfitters Inc., from 1999 to 2001 where she oversaw all categories of the business for retail. In her five years with Urban Outfitters, Ms. Pritchard was instrumental in developing key initiatives, which resulted in an improved gross margin for Wet Seal, Inc.