CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ -- Saks Fifth Avenue has announced the appointment of Lydia Seifert as the Vice President, General Manager of Saks Calgary at the Chinook Centre in Calgary, AB. Seifert joins Saks in this new position with nearly 20 years of experience in the retail industry. She will manage the launch and day-to-day operations of the 115,000-square-foot, two-level retail destination, which is scheduled to open on February 22, 2018.
"I am so thrilled to continue my career at Saks as Vice President, General Manager at Saks Calgary," stated Seifert, who most recently held the position of Assistant General Merchandise Manager at Saks San Francisco. "Calgary is such a welcoming and dynamic city, and I can't wait to see how this new location will enhance the premium shopping experience and fashion Canadians have come to expect from Saks Fifth Avenue."
In addition to the appointment of Seifert, Saks has also opened the doors of its highly anticipated recruitment centre. The centre is currently accepting applications to fill approximately 120 full- and part-time career opportunities.
Located at Suite 701 of the Chinook Centre professional tower, the centre is searching for exceptional individuals to represent the Saks brand as it expands into the Calgary area. Positions are available for selling managers and support managers, as well as sales and support staff in all departments, including men's and women's ready-to-wear, handbags, jewelry, shoes, cosmetics, personal shopping, merchandising, visual, alterations and asset protection. The recruitment centre is open for walk-ins and on-site interviews Mondays through Fridays. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply in-person or to submit a resume at www.hbc.com/careers or via this link.
ABOUT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world's preeminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. As part of the Hudson's Bay Company brand portfolio, Saks operates 41 full-line stores in 22 states and Canada, five international licensed stores, and saks.com, the company's online store.
SOURCE Saks Fifth Avenue