WEST CHESTER, Pa. Jan. 18, 2011 Claire Watts Mike George
Watts joined QVC in 2008 as President, U.S. Commerce. Under her leadership, the company developed and executed a bold vision for remaking QVC as a premier shopping community. Key company initiatives she has led include:
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- Expanding QVC.com and leading a major push into mobile platforms, which are growing at a significant rate.
In addition to positioning QVC for long-term success, Watts has helped drive strong U.S. revenue growth over the last four quarters (through Q3) of 9 percent, adjusted OIBDA growth of 17 percent, ecommerce revenue growth of 23 percent, and revenue growth from new customers of 30 percent.
In her new position as CEO, U.S., Watts will assume responsibility for QVC’s Customer Fulfillment Services team. She will oversee QVC’s Customer Service and Distribution departments, which include the company’s three U.S.-based call centers and its four U.S.-based distribution centers. Watts will continue to oversee teams responsible for merchandising, programming, marketing, affiliate sales, broadcasting, QVC.com, consumer insights and quality & supply chain.
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