Gilt Appoints Tracey Weber as Chief Operating Officer
NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2013
NEW YORK, Aug.13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Gilt, www.gilt.com, the innovative
online shopping destination, today announced it has appointed Tracey Weber as
Chief Operating Officer, effective September 3,2013. Ms. Weber joins Gilt
from Citibank, where she was the Managing Director, North America Internet and
Mobile and Global Product. In her role as Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Weber
will have responsibility for many of Gilt's operations, including Gilt City,
International, Customer Service, and Merchandise Planning, as well as oversee
several new strategic initiatives. Ms. Weber will report directly to CEO
In her former role as the North American Head of Internet and Mobile and
Global Product, Ms. Weber oversaw the organization's growing online and mobile
banking services, serving more than 20 million customers and driving new
capabilities in 40 countries. At Citibank, Ms. Weber successfully launched
Citibank for iPad, and during her tenure there was named "Mobile Banker of the
Year, 2012" by Bank Technology News and "2013 Innovators to Watch: 44
Executives Shaping the Future of Banking" by Bank Innovation.
"I'm tremendously excited to welcome Tracey to our team," said Peluso. "Tracey
and I have worked together in different capacities for over 15 years,
including when we were co-founders of the travel site, Site.com. She's an
exceptional leader of people, and she brings to Gilt tremendous e-commerce
experience at a global scale. As we accelerate growth in revenue and
profitability, Tracey will be an invaluable contributor in helping us achieve
"I have always loved being at the forefront of companies that are changing
consumers' experiences," said Weber. "I am thrilled to be joining Gilt at this
truly transformative time."
Prior to joining Citibank, Ms. Weber was an Executive Vice President at Barnes
& Noble. She also held many roles at Travelocity, including Chief Operating
Officer and President, North America. Prior to joining Travelocity, Ms. Weber
had a successful career in management consulting.
Ms. Weber holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Harvard University with
an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.
She serves on the Board of Directors of International Game Technology.
Gilt, www.gilt.com, is an innovative online shopping destination offering its
members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every
day at insider prices. Gilt continually searches the world for the most
coveted brands and products, including fashion for women, men, and children;
home decor; and unique activities in select cities and destinations. We
believe that every day is an opportunity to inspire and be inspired.
Contact: Jennifer Miller, Gilt, email@example.com, 646.524.9102
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