Gilt Names Tracey Weber as COO [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Gilt, an online shopping destination, announced it has appointed Tracey Weber as Chief Operating Officer, effective Sept. 3.
According to a release, Weber joins Gilt from Citibank, where she was the Managing Director, North America Internet and Mobile and Global Product. In her role as Chief Operating Officer, Weber will have responsibility for many of Gilt's operations, including Gilt City, International, Customer Service, and Merchandise Planning, as well as oversee several new strategic initiatives. Weber will report directly to CEO Michelle Peluso.
In her former role as the North American Head of Internet and Mobile and Global Product, Weber oversaw the organization's online and mobile banking services.
"I'm tremendously excited to welcome Tracey to our team," said Peluso. "Tracey and I have worked together in different capacities for over 15 years, including when we were co-founders of the travel site, Site.com. She's an exceptional leader of people, and she brings to Gilt tremendous e-commerce experience at a global scale. As we accelerate growth in revenue and profitability, Tracey will be an invaluable contributor in helping us achieve this."
Prior to joining Citibank, Weber was an Executive Vice President at Barnes & Noble. She also held roles at Travelocity. Prior to joining Travelocity, Weber had a successful career in management consulting.
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