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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest
retail bookseller, today announced the appointment of Carlo Pochintesta
as Chief Information Officer. Mr. Pochintesta joins the Company today
from Rag & Bone Holdings, LLC, where he also served as Chief Information
Officer. He will report to Allen Lindstrom, Barnes & Noble’s Chief
“We are so pleased to welcome Carlo to Barnes & Noble, who brings with
him decades of leadership in information technology at some of the
country’s most respected retailers,” said CFO Allen Lindstrom. “His long
and successful track record of innovation in information technology in
the retail industry, particularly in the areas of merchandising and
supply chain, make him a great fit for our Company.”
Mr. Pochintesta brings more than 25 years in managing IT for
multi-billion-dollar businesses across the retail industry, including
Rag & Bone, Steve Madden, Ltd., Gucci America, Inc., and Ann Taylor. As
CIO of Rag & Bone, Mr. Pochintesta led all aspects of the Company’s
technology enterprise, including IT strategy, budget planning, capital
investments, and performance measurement. At Barnes & Noble, he will be
responsible for information technology, telecommunication networks and
computer systems, as well as evaluating the Company’s overall technology
resources and strategies.
Mr. Pochintesta holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from
Pace University in Pleasantville, NY. He starts his new position
effective today, March 11.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features more than 4.5 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com),
plus periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content
across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™
available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
Barnes & Noble®, Barnes & Noble Booksellers®
and Barnes & Noble.com® are trademarks of Barnes & Noble,
Inc. or its affiliates. NOOK® and the NOOK logos are
trademarks of Nook Digital, LLC or its affiliates.
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