Stitch Fix Names Paul Yee Chief Financial Officer
June 19, 2017
San Francisco, Calif. (June 19, 2017) – Stitch Fix, the leading online personal styling service, announced today that Paul Yee has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Yee will lead all financial initiatives for the company, including financial planning, accounting, tax, treasury and real estate. Yee most recently served as the Global Chief Financial Officer at People Against Dirty, the makers of Method and Ecover, where he led teams in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, and oversaw finance, accounting, treasury, IT and legal. Yee has an extensive track record of bringing financial rigor to high-growth, creatively led companies with nearly 20 years of experience helping to build strong consumer brands like Peet’s Coffee, Gap and Old Navy.
“Paul’s deep financial experience with strong consumer brands will be invaluable as we continue to personalize the shopping experience for men and women,” said Katrina Lake, founder and CEO of Stitch Fix. “His passion for art and science aligns with our brand philosophy, and his leadership will be a tremendous addition to Stitch Fix’s executive team and our growth as a company.”
Yee joins a seasoned leadership team with diverse experience from brands like Netflix, Sephora, lululemon, Nike and Walmart.com.
“Stitch Fix’s unique blend of data science and the human touch is changing the way consumers find apparel and accessories they love,” said Yee. “I’m inspired by Stitch Fix’s vibrant company culture and creative approach to retail, and I’m proud to be joining this team on its journey to reinvent shopping for millions of men and women.”
About Stitch Fix:
Stitch Fix is the world’s leading online personal styling service that blends the art of expert personal styling with the science of algorithms to deliver apparel and accessories tailored to your taste, budget and lifestyle. Apparel and accessories range from $20 – $600 per item and include many beloved brands for men and women, including Ella Moss, Joie, Splendid, Trina Turk, Penguin and Scotch & Soda, as well as hundreds of smaller, boutique labels and exclusive offerings. Founded in 2011 by CEO Katrina Lake, Stitch Fix is headquartered in San Francisco, California and employs more than 5,500 people across the country, including more than 3,300 stylists who are employees of Stitch Fix, as well as nearly 80 data scientists. For more information about Stitch Fix, please visit http://www.stitchfix.com.