Gap Inc. has announced the appointment of two leading professionals in its senior leadership team.
Asheesh Saksena, alumnae of Delhi University and BITS, Pilani will join Gap Inc. as Chief Growth Officer, a newly created position that will focus on executing the company’s strategic agenda, as well as leading growth initiatives for the future.
Meanwhile Sandra Stangl will join as the new President and CEO of Banana Republic, as the brand redefines affordable luxury.
Sonia Syngal, CEO of Gap Inc., said, “With the addition of Asheesh and Sandra, two strong industry veterans and proven creators, I have even greater confidence in our ability to deliver against our Power Plan 2023 as we steer the company into the future.”
Asheesh, joining Gap Inc. in January 2021, most recently worked as President of Best Buy Health where he led the formation and operation of the brand’s strategic diversification into Digital Health after serving as the company’s Chief Strategic Growth Officer.
Sandra, joining in December 2020, is a strong creative leader known for delivering design vision, brand expansions and financial results. She spent more than two decades with Williams Sonoma and most recently co-founded and was the Chief Merchant of MINE, a disruptive pure-play home business.