Nicholas LaHowchic, executive v.p. of Limited Brands, and president and CEO of Limited Logistics Services, one of the company’s business support organizations, announced his retirement effective Feb. 2007. LaHowchic has been with Limited Brands for nine and a half years. He previously served as president of Becton Dickinson Supply Chain Services, a division of Becton Dickinson & Co.
Limited Brands currently operates 3,516 specialty stores through its Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, C.O. Bigelow, Express, Limited Stores, White Barn Candle Co. and Henri Bendel brands. The Columbus, Ohio-headquartered company reported revenues of $9.7 billion in Jan. 2006 and currently employs more than 100,000 people.