Zale chief joins Express board

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Express has named Theo Killion has been appointed to its board of directors as a Class III director.  Killion is CEO and a director of Zale Corp.  

Michael Weiss, chairman of the board and the company's president and CEO commented: "I am delighted to welcome Theo to the board and look forward to working with him again. Theo's extensive retail experience in strategy and business development, talent development and risk management will be valuable to Express as we continue to deliver on our four pillars of growth."

Killion has served as CEO of Zale Corp. since September of 2010. Prior to becoming CEO, he served in a variety of other positions with Zale including interim CEO, president, and EVP human resources, legal and corporate strategy. Before joining Zale, Killion worked as an executive recruiter with Berglass+Associates; served as EVP human resources for Tommy Hilfiger and held various management positions with Limited Brands.