Corporate Governance

  • David G. Kornberg
    President, CEO and Director

    David G. Kornberg
    President, CEO and Director


    Mr. Kornberg has served as our President and CEO since January 30, 2015. He has also served as a member of the Board since becoming CEO. Mr. Kornberg first joined Express in 1999 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including as President since October 2012, Executive Vice President of Men's Merchandising and Design from December 2007 to October 2012, and General Merchandise Manager of the Express Men's business prior to that. From 2002-2003, Mr. Kornberg was Vice President of Busi …
  • Matthew C. Moellering
    Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

    Matthew C. Moellering
    Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer


    Matthew C. Moellering has served as our Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer since September 2011. Prior to that, he served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary from October 2009 to September 2011, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary from July 2007 to October 2009 and our Vice President of Finance from September 2006 to July 2007. Prior to that, he served in various roles wi …
  • Colin Campbell
    Executive Vice President of Sourcing and Production

    Colin Campbell
    Executive Vice President of Sourcing and Production


    Colin Campbell has served as our Executive Vice President of Sourcing and Production since June 2005. Prior to that, from March 1997 to June 2005, Mr. Campbell held a number of leadership positions for various divisions of Limited Brands including Cacique and Limited Stores and was an Executive Vice President of Western Hemisphere Operations at Mast from 2003 to 2005. Prior to that, from 1985 to 1997, Mr. Campbell was Vice President of Operations for the dress division of Liz Claiborne. He has also wo …
  • Jim Hilt
    Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Experience Officer

    Jim Hilt
    Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Experience Officer


    Jim Hilt has served as our Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Experience Officer, with responsibility over marketing, stores, and e-commerce, since April 2018. Prior to that, he served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer and eCommerce from March 2016 to April 2018 and our Senior Vice President of eCommerce from February 2014 to March 2016. Prior to joining Express, he was the Vice President of eBooks and Managing Director, International at Barnes & Noble. Earlier in …
  • Perry V. Pericleous
    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

    Perry V. Pericleous
    Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer


    Periclis V. (“Perry”) Pericleous has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since July 2015. Immediately prior to that appointment, Mr. Pericleous served as Vice President of Finance at Express, a position he assumed in December 2010. He has held a number of other leadership positions within the finance organization of Express, including Director of Financial Planning & Analysis from April 2010 to December 2010, Director of Store Finance from November 2007 to A …
  • John J. (“Jack”) Rafferty
    Executive Vice President of Planning and Allocation

    John J. (“Jack”) Rafferty
    Executive Vice President of Planning and Allocation


    John J. (“Jack”) Rafferty has served as our Executive Vice President of Planning and Allocation since 1999 after joining Express as Vice President of Planning and Allocation in 1998. Prior to joining Express, Mr. Rafferty held a number of planning and allocation leadership roles with Limited Brands. These roles include Vice President of Planning and Allocation for Lerner from 1990 to 1998, Vice President of Lane Bryant from 1988 until 1990 and Director of Planning and Allocation for Sizes Unlimited fr …
  • Doug H. Tilson
    Executive Vice President of Real Estate

    Doug H. Tilson
    Executive Vice President of Real Estate


    Douglas H. Tilson has served as our Executive Vice President of Real Estate since October 2009. Prior to that, he served as our Senior Vice President of Real Estate from October 2007 to October 2009. Prior to that, he was with Steiner & Associates as Senior Vice President of Leasing from April 2005 until October 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Tilson was Senior Vice President of Real Estate for Tween Brands from July 1999 until April 2005 and served in a number of senior Real Estate positions with Limite …