Weight Watchers Names Nicholas P. Hotchkin Chief Financial Officer
Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced the appointment of Nicholas P. Hotchkin to serve as its Chief Financial Officer, effective August 20, 2012. As CFO, Hotchkin will be a member of the Company's executive leadership team and will oversee the global finance and accounting operations of the Company. Hotchkin will be reporting to David P. Kirchhoff, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Hotchkin joins the Company after having spent the past five years at Staples, Inc. Most recently, Hotchkin was Senior Vice President of Finance for the U.S. Retail division of Staples based in Massachusetts. Before assuming that position in May 2010, he had been Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of Staples, a position he held from November 2006 to April 2010. Prior to joining Staples, Hotchkin held several corporate finance positions with Delphi Corporation and General Motors Corporation including assignments in the United States, Asia and Europe. Hotchkin received his B.A. in Economics from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
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