The Children’s Place Appoints Steven Baginski as CFO

The Children’s Place Retail Stores, a pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America, has appointed Steven Baginski as chief financial officer (CFO). He will report to Eric Bauer, chief operating officer (COO).

Baginski has more than 25 years of financial and management experience. Most recently, he held senior level financial positions with two privately-held companies, Kellwood, an apparel manufacturer, marketer and retailer, where he served as CFO. Prior to that he worked at Hercules Tire & Rubber, where he served as chief administrative officer (CAO) and was responsible for finance, human resources and IT. Previously, Baginski spent eight years with Limited Brands, where he held several senior level finance positions, culminating in his role as senior vice president (SVP), corporate finance. Prior to Limited Brands, he served in financial roles of increasing responsibility for American Airlines Company and Pepsico, and was CFO of FMC Gold, a publicly traded precious metals exploration and production company.

Baginski earned his BS degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, and his MBA from Cornell University.


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