Mall-based retailer Charlotte Russe Holding has announced the appointment of Patti Johnson as its executive vice president and CFO.

Johnson has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting, and was most recently the executive vice president and CFO of Gap Inc division Old Navy. She also served as CFO of Kohl's Corporation from 1998 to 2003.

Charlotte Russe CEO Mark Hoffman said: "Patti Johnson brings a demonstrated track record of success. Given her breadth of experience with very successful retail operations and her broad range of financial skills, we believe Patti is the ideal person to help lead Charlotte Russe during its next phase of growth."

Johnson replaces Dan Carter, who has tendered his resignation.