Carl joined GNC in January 2013 assuming the role of Senior Vice President of International Business Development, focusing on development efforts in Europe and Asia. In September 2014, Carl took on the additional responsibility of leading our company’s International Franchise System spanning approximately 2,100 locations in more than 55 countries.
Carl has more than 30 years of retail experience as a strategic member of corporate leadership teams for company owned as well as franchise operated retail. He has a strong field and operations background developed through field and headquarters positions in both department and specialty store environments in the United States and abroad.
Carl has held positions of increasing responsibility in domestic and international operations for Lord & Taylor, Gap, Old Navy, The Limited, Abercrombie & Fitch, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria’s Secret. He has worked and lived in Europe and Canada as well as the United States. Prior to joining GNC, he most recently served as Senior Vice President of International Store Operations for L Brands International, where he was responsible for store operations for more than 650 stores in 30 countries.
Carl earned a bachelor’s degree in professional writing and communications from Carnegie Mellon University.