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American Eagle names Kitty Yung Asia-Pacific President

US specialty retailer American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Inc. named Kitty Yung Executive Vice President/President of Asia-Pacific on 10 April.

Before joining AEO, Yung was Asia-Pacific President at Guess Inc., with responsibility across the region, including China, India, South East Asia and Australia/New Zealand. While at Guess Inc., she grew the business to over 200 stores in Greater China.

Yung previously held a number of leadership roles in apparel general management, supply chain and consumer goods in the Asia-Pacific region. Yung will oversee the expansion of AEO’s brands and company-operated stores across China.