The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: "PBY"), the nation's leading
automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, announced today that
Robert Rosenblatt and Andrea Weiss have joined its Board of Directors.
With these appointments, Pep Boys has increased the current size of its
board from seven to nine directors.
Mr. Rosenblatt is President of ideeli, a members-only e-retailer that
sells women's fashion and décor items during limited-time sales and
Chief Executive Officer of Rosenblatt Consulting, LLC, a retail
consulting firm. He has over 25 years of experience leading mid-size to
large retail organizations, including Tommy Hilfiger, HSN (formerly the
Home Shopping Network) and Bloomingdale's. Mr. Rosenblatt also serves as
a director of two privately-held companies.
Ms. Weiss is President and Chief Executive Officer of Retail Consulting,
Inc. a boutique consulting practice focused on product and brand
development, consumer contact strategies, operational improvements and
turnarounds. Ms. Weiss has extensive specialty retail experience having
served in several senior executive positions with dELiA*s, The Limited,
Intimate Brands, Guess and Ann Taylor Stores. Ms. Weiss currently serves
as a Director for Chico's, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and
Chairman of the Board Robert Hotz said, "We are pleased to have Bob and
Andrea join our board and welcome their extensive retail and e-commerce
About Pep Boys
Since 1921, Pep Boys has been the nation's leading automotive
aftermarket chain. With approximately 7,200 service bays in more than
735 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico, Pep Boys offers name-brand
tires; automotive maintenance and repair; parts and expert advice for
the Do-It-Yourselfer; commercial auto parts delivery; and fleet
maintenance and repair. Customers can find the nearest location by
calling 1-800-PEP-BOYS (1-800-737-2697) or by visiting http://www.pepboys.com.
Sanjay Sood, 215-430-9105