RICHARDSON, Texas, June 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fossil, Inc. (Nasdaq:FOSL) announced today that Darren Hart has joined its executive team as Executive Vice President – Human Resources. Darren's responsibilities include overseeing Fossil's global human resources operations. Darren brings over 20 years of experience in human resources having served for over 10 years in various leadership roles with Limited Brands. His most recent position was Executive Vice President Human Resources for Bath and Body Works.
"We are very excited to have Darren as part of our team," said Kosta Kartsotis. "His experience in talent development and organizational effectiveness will be invaluable to us as we continue to expand our global business."
Fossil is a global design, marketing and distribution company that specializes in consumer fashion accessories. The Company's principal offerings include an extensive line of men's and women's fashion watches and jewelry sold under proprietary and licensed brands, handbags, small leather goods, belts, sunglasses, soft accessories, shoes, and clothing. In the watch and jewelry product category, the Company's offerings include a diverse portfolio of globally recognized proprietary and licensed brand names under which its products are marketed. The Company's extensive range of accessories products, brands, distribution channels and price points allows it to target style-conscious consumers across a wide age spectrum on a global basis. The Company's products are sold to department stores, specialty retail stores, and specialty watch and jewelry stores in the U.S. in approximately 120 countries worldwide through 23 company-owned foreign sales subsidiaries and a network of approximately 60 independent distributors. The Company also distributes its products in over 360 company-owned and operated retail stores and through international e-commerce websites and the Company's U.S. e-commerce website at , where certain product, press release and SEC filing information concerning the Company is also available.
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CONTACT: Mike Kovar Chief Financial Officer Fossil, Inc. (469) 587-3334 Investor Relations: Allison Malkin Integrated Corporate Relations (203) 682-8225