Duluth Holdings, Inc., doing business as Duluth Trading Company, announced the appointment of Janet H. Kennedy to its Board of Directors, effective August 23, 2023.

Stephen L. Schlecht, chairman of Duluth Trading, said, “I am pleased to welcome Janet Kennedy to the Board of Directors. Janet’s extensive experience leading digital and technology transformations will provide a critically important and unique lens, further strengthening our deep and diverse, experienced Board of Directors. I am confident Janet’s digital leadership experience will provide valuable perspectives as we continue to execute against our strategic priorities and long-range growth initiatives, and we look forward to her contributions.”

Kennedy joins Duluth Trading’s Board with over 30 years of experience leading digital and technology transformations, most recently as VP of North America Regions of Google Cloud at Alphabet, Inc. Kennedy previously was a partner/principal at Ernst & Young. Before that, she held various positions at Microsoft Corp., including vice president of MSUS Digital Transformations, president of Microsoft Canada, U.S. Enterprise, VP of West and Central Regions, and IBM Corp. in various roles, including as a Business Unit Executive.

Sam Sato, president and CEO, commented, “I am thrilled to welcome Janet to the Board. Her extensive experience leading digital transformations aligns perfectly with our strategic priority to transform Duluth into a digitally-led organization integrating data and digital technology into all areas of our business. I look forward to leveraging Janet’s deep digital leadership, knowledge and experience as she provides valuable insights to our strategic Board level conversations.”

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