CEO, Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
Fran Horowitz has served as chief executive officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. since February 2017. She joined Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in October 2014 as the president of the company’s Hollister Brand and in December 2015 she became Abercrombie & Fitch’s president and chief merchandising officer. Prior to Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Fran served as brand president at Ann Taylor Loft. For nearly eight years, she worked at Express, Inc., rising to the position of executive vice president of women’s merchandising and design. She joined Express after 13 years in several merchandising roles at Bloomingdales, prior to which she served in various positions at Bergdorf Goodman, Bonwit Teller and Saks Fifth Avenue. Fran is currently on the Board of Directors for SeriousFun Children’s Network, an organization that provides specially-adapted camp experiences for children with serious illnesses and their families, free of charge. She is a graduate of Lafayette College and received her MBA from Fordham University.