American Eagle Outfitters announced that Bob Madore will take over as executive vice president and chief financial officer. In his new position, Madore will oversee all of American Eagle’s finance, merchandise planning, allocation and investor relations.

Prior to joining American Eagle, Madore served as the chief financial officer at Ralph Lauren, and has held various executive positions at Ralph Lauren since 2004.

“I am excited to eelcome Bob to American Eagle Outfitters and look forward to benefiting from his extensive financial and operational retail experience,” said American Eagle CEO Jay Schottenstein. “I’m confident that bob will make an excellent addition to our executive team and instrumental in driving continued shareholder returns.”