Zale names new real estate head
DALLAS — Zale Corp. announced that Subha Ramesh has been named SVP real estate. Ramesh will report to Matt Appel, chief administrative officer.
“We are delighted to welcome Subha to the Zale senior leadership team. The productivity of our real estate portfolio is central to our strategy of returning the company to profitability,” said Matt Appel. “Subha’s extensive experience in the management of retail real estate portfolios will allow her to immediately begin to articulate and execute our real estate strategy, strengthen relationships with our landlords, and refine and expand our store footprint.”
Ramesh joins Zale from Hilco Real Estate, LLC, where she served as a SVP since July 2010. Prior to that, Ramesh spent eight years at Limited Brands as SVP Real Estate and as VP real estate for Intimate Brands. In addition, Subha has worked closely with a broad range of high profile national retailers on the development and execution of their real estate strategy.