Crate and Barrel welcomes a new leader into its family, naming retail veteran Neela Montgomery as its new Chief Executive Officer.
After leading the Otto Group’s Multi-Channel Retail strategy for the last three years, Montgomery will officially take her seat at the head of Crate and Barrel’s executive table August 1, 2017. Prior to her work with Otto Group, she spent twelve years at Tesco Plc serving in a variety of roles including Chief Merchant for Tesco Malaysia, U.K. E-Commerce Director and U.K. General Merchandise Director on the U.K. Board of Tesco.
Montgomery commented on her new role in Crate and Barrel’s press release announcement. She said “Crate and Barrel is a strong brand, a great company and a team of wonderful people. I am looking forward to developing the company further by taking over not only strategic, but now also operational responsibility.”