Fashion apparel retailer Express Inc. EXPR said late Thursday it has appointed Stewart Glendinning as its chief executive and board member, effective Sept. 15. Glendinning succeeds Tim Baxter, who has resigned but “will be available as needed to support a smooth transition,” the company said. The new CEO most recently served as president of Tyson Foods Inc.’s TSN prepared foods division. “The Express board is confident that Stewart is the right person to reinvigorate performance and build the strongest possible foundation on which Express can succeed,” board chair Mylle Mangum said in a statement.

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