Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Sole Society Names New CEO
Los Angeles-based Sole Society, the e-commerce site which provides fashionable shoes, handbags, and accessories, has named a new CEO, the company said Wednesday. According to the company, Andrea Wasserman has been named CEO and has joined the company's board of directors. Wasserman was most recently National Bridal Director at Nordstrom. She also has served at Merrill lynch and Telsy Advisory Group. Brett Markinson, who founded Sole Society, remains as Chairman of the company. Sole Society is venture backed by Nordstrom, Insight Venture Partners and Lagovent Ventures. Markinson spun Sole Society out of Nordstrom, after successfully selling his last company, Hautelook, to Nordstrom for $270M.