President and CEO, Chico's FAS
Shelley Broader was appointed president and chief executive officer of Chico’s FAS, Inc. in 2015. She also serves on the company’s board of directors. Shelley is the former president and chief executive officer of Walmart’s EMEA region, where she was responsible for retail operations and business development across Europe, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and Canada. Previously she served as president and chief executive officer of Walmart Canada, chief merchandising officer for Walmart Canada, and senior vice president for Sam’s Club, Walmart’s membership-warehouse format in the U.S.
Prior to joining Walmart in 2010, Shelley was president and chief operating officer of Michael’s, te world’s largest retailer of arts and crafts. Before joining Michael’s, Shelly spent seventeen years with the Delhaize Group, where she held a range of leadership roles within the merchandising, distribution, strategy and marketing divisions. She was promoted to president and chief operating officer of Delhaize Group’s Kash n’ Karry chain, and later served as president and chief executive officer of Sweetbay. Shelley began her career in the investment banking sector, holding roles at Massachusetts Financial Services Company and First Albany Corporation. Shelley is a member of the board of directors of Raymond James Financial, Inc. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University. Shelley is a wife and mother of two teen-aged children.