President, International and Chief Human Resources Officer
Shari L. Ballard was named President, International in January 2012 and Chief Human Resources Officer in August 2013. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President, President — Americas since 2010, Executive Vice President — Retail Channel Management from 2007 to 2010 and as Executive Vice President — Human Resources and Legal from 2004 to 2007. Ms. Ballard joined us in 1993 and has served as Senior Vice President, Vice President, and General and Assistant Store Manager. Ms. Ballard is a member of the University of Minnesota Foundation board of trustees and sits on its executive and human resources committees.