NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilt Groupe, Inc., the leader in online luxury retail, has appointed Stefan Pepe as Chief Product Officer. In this role, Pepe will be responsible for product strategy, mobile applications and the overall user experience. Pepe will report to Kevin Ryan, CEO.
"We're thrilled to have Stefan in this newly created position," said Ryan. "Stefan's understanding of Gilt's business coupled with his deep knowledge of e-commerce will enable Gilt to deliver the best customer experience to our members."
"Our ability to deliver superb customer experience through our daily offering is of paramount importance to our business," said Pepe. "We're focused on continually enhancing the site experience for members, and innovating with our mobile shopping applications, to make sure Gilt members have the ability to shop the site no matter where or how they choose to."
Stefan joined Gilt Groupe in 2009 as the General Manager of the Home and Children's businesses. Before joining Gilt, he spent a decade at Amazon.com, where he served in a variety of key leadership roles, including Director of North American Books and Magazines, Amazon.com's largest category to date.
Stefan holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA from the University of Vermont.
About Gilt Groupe, Inc. Gilt Groupe is an innovative e-commerce company offering highly coveted products and experiences at insider prices. Each day, Gilt offers its members a new, curated selection of merchandise, including apparel, accessories and lifestyle products for women, men and children, home entertaining and decor, along with luxury travel packages from JETSETTER and fantastic offers on local services and experiences from Gilt CITY. Most sales start at noon ET and last only 36 hours, making Gilt.com (http://Gilt.com) an addictive destination for aspirational shoppers from coast to coast.
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