President Kmart Apparel, Kmart
Andrew Clarke joined Sears Holdings as senior vice president and president for the Kmart apparel business unit based in San Francisco. In his position, Andrew has responsibility for Kmart's Apparel team. He brings an extensive amount of experience in fashion retailing spanning 30 plus countries.
Before joining Sears Holdings, he served as chief product officer for the French retailer Pimkie, where he was responsible for the relaunch and performance turnaround of the Pimkie brand. Prior to that, Andrew spent 10 years in numerous product merchandising roles for New Look and latterly at New Look (owned by Mim), most recently serving as brand managing director. His career also includes six years with Marks & Spencer in merchandising roles.
Andrew is a merchant at heart, with experience of leading business change across Europe, the United States and the Middle East. His product experience spans Mens, Womens, Juniors, Kidswear, Footwear, Lingerie, Accessories, Cosmetics and Home fashions across mass market, discount, fast fashion and mid tier retailers.