Burlington Poaches Ross Exec To Fill COO Role

Burlington Stores named Travis Marquette as its new president and chief operating officer to oversee the off-price retailer’s stores, real estate, supply chain and information technology functions. Up until Wednesday, Marquette served as chief financial officer at fellow off-pricer Ross Stores, which announced his resignation earlier this week. Ross COO Michael Hartshorn is overseeing Ross’ finance team until the company hires a new CFO. Marquette is set to begin at Burlington in October, according to a securities filing. He replaces Fred Hand, who left in May to become Tuesday Morning’s CEO. Read more at Retail Dive.