Young women's retailer Charlotte Russe has appointed Jennifer Salopek to its board of directors.

Salopek, a principal with New-York business advisors ARC, is a former executive vice president of strategy with Tommy Hilfiger. She also served as senior vice president during her five-year tenure at Calvin Klein.

In addition to serving on the board of directors, Salopek will also be a member of the company's audit committee.

Charlotte Russe chairman Bernard Zeichner said: "We are pleased to have Jennifer Salopek join our board, and we look forward to benefiting from her thorough knowledge of apparel retailing."