Michael L. Henry Joins Tilly’s as CFO

by Harry Sheff


Action sports retailer Tilly’s has named Michael L. Henry as its new chief financial officer, starting with the company May 26 and officially assuming the role on June 13. Henry, who comes to Tilly’s from Quiksilver, steps in for the resigning Jennifer Ehrhardt.

“We are very pleased to welcome Mike to our senior management team,” said CEO Daniel Griesemer. “His extensive background in financial management with growth-oriented, action sports-inspired retailers is a great fit for Tilly’s. We have a strong finance team in place to support Mike and I am confident we will have a smooth transition over the coming weeks.”

Henry added, “I am excited to be joining Tilly’s and working with the team to contribute to the company’s future. As a leader in the industry, the company has a strong financial foundation, dynamic and entrepreneurial leadership, and significant opportunities to further expand the Tilly’s concept throughout the country.”

Henry had been with Quiksilver since July 2012; his most recent position was SVP and global controller. He was SVP and CFO of Pacific Sunwear from 2008 to 2011.

Tilly’s was founded in Southern California in 1982 and currently operates 213 stores in 33 states.