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Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Names George Carrara and David Kanen to Board of Directors
Mr. Carrara is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of
Mr. Kanen serves as the managing member of
“We are pleased that George and David are joining our board of directors, concluding lengthy selection processes directed by our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. George gained extensive commercial, financial and operational expertise during his career with several leading companies in the retail industry. As our largest stockholder, we believe David will bring an important perspective to our board. We would also like to thank Mike for his service to the board over the last five years. His contributions have been very valuable,” said
“We believe that George and David have the skills and experience to make an immediate contribution to the company as we continue to execute our stated strategy that is focused on transforming our operating model to capitalize on changing consumer shopping patterns while diversifying and growing revenue streams that leverage the power of the Build-A-Bear brand,” said
Mr. Kanen’s appointment to the Board is pursuant to a Cooperation Agreement containing customary terms and conditions, which will be filed by
Build-A-Bear is a global brand kids love and parents trust that seeks to add a little more heart to life.
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