President & CEO
Jenny Ming is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Charlotte Russe Inc., a fast-fashion specialty retailer of apparel and accessories catering to young women, with more than 500 stores across the United States, a position she has held since October 2009.
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 Levi Strauss & Co. and is a member of the Audit Committee, on the Board of Barneys New York, 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 is also a member of the Committee of 100, a non-profit organization of accomplished Chinese Americans from business leaders to the arts. She has served as a both a Board member and acted as the Chair of the both the Strategy and Nominating and Governance Committees for the Committee of 100. Additionally, Ms. Ming serves on the Advisory Board of The World is Just a Book Away and is a member of the San Jose State University Tower Board, advising the University President. Ms. Ming also previously served on the Board of Kaiser Foundations Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. from 2007 - 2014 including four Board committees: Nominating & Governance, Quality & Safety, Finance and Community Benefit.
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.