President & CEO
Jenny J. Ming has been a member of the Committee of 100 since April 2001. In October 2009, Ms. Ming was appointed President and CEO of Charlotte Russe Holding, Inc., a specialty retailer of apparel and accessories targeting young women, with more than 500 stores across the United States. From March 1999 to October 2006, she served as President of Old Navy, a $7 billion brand in Gap, Incís portfolio, where she oversaw all aspects of Old Navy and its 900 retail clothing stores in the U.S. and Canada. Ms. Ming joined Gap, Inc. in 1986, serving in various executive capacities in its San Francisco headquarters, and in 1994, she was a member of the executive team who launched Old Navy.
Business Week magazine named Ms. Ming one of the nationís top 25 managers in 2000, and she was included in Fortune magazineís 2003 and 2004 lists of the ď50 most powerful women in American business.Ē
Ms. Ming also serves on the Board of Boards of Kaiser Foundations Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., on the Board of Barneys New York and on the Board of Trustees for the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in New York and also sits on the Board of the Merage Foundation for the American Dream.
Ms. Ming received her Bachelor of Arts in Home Economics from San Jose State University. In 2012, San Jose State University presented her an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.