Horvath worked for Limited Brands from 1985 to 2004 in numerous senior leadership roles, including senior vice president of merchandise planning and allocation for all of Limited Brands and CFO for the apparel group. Before his work with the company, he served as president of DSW, Inc.
Upon rejoining Limited Brands at the end of June 2008, Horvath will work with Les Wexner, chairman and CEO, and Martyn Redgrave, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, on various operational strategies and new company initiatives.
“Peter’s depth of experience with us; his knowledge of retail operations, merchandise planning and allocation; and his functional operating experience will serve us well as we look to build bench strength for the enterprise,” said Wexner. “We are very excited to welcome him back to the Limited Brands family.”
Limited Brands, through Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, C.O. Bigelow, La Senza, White Barn Candle Co. and Henri Bendel, operates nearly 3,000 specialty stores. The company’s products are also available online at www.victoriassecret.com, www.bathandbodyworks.com, www.lasenza.com and www.henribendel.com.