Director Bios

Glen Senk

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Glen Senk, Director + Retail Subject Matter Expert

Glen Senk has served as a Director of the Board since June 2018. Glen is a creative leader who has worked with several of the world’s most iconic brands, beginning with Bloomingdale’s in 1981, where in just seven years he rose to senior vice president and managing director of Bloomingdale’s by Mail. In 1989, Glen became chief executive of the London-based Habitat International Merchandise and Marketing Group. Returning to the States in 1992, Glen joined Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) as senior vice president and general merchandise manager where he supervised Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Hold Everything, Chambers and Gardener’s Eden and most notably set the strategy and groundwork for Pottery Barn’s rapid expansion and sales growth. In 1994, Glen joined Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) as president of Anthropologie, which was then a single-store prototype. During the course of growing Anthropologie into a billion-dollar brand, Glen was named executive vice president of URBN in 2002, elected to the company’s board of directors in 2004, and named CEO of URBN in 2007. Glen also served as CEO for America’s leading fine jewelry brand David Yurman from February 2012 to February 2014, and founded Front Row Partners in April 2014, where he currently serves as Chairman and CEO. Glen currently serves on the board of directors of Aritzia (TSE: ATZ), Boden, Kendra Scott and Opening Ceremony and has previously served on the boards of directors of Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN), Bare Escentuals (NASDAQ: BARE), Melissa & Doug, Tory Burch, David Yurman, and Cooking.com. Glen holds a BA degree, magna cum laude, in psychology, computer science and mathematics from New York University and an MBA degree in marketing and finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Psi Chi.