Yoga wear company Lululemon Athletica has announced that Kathryn Henry has been appointed to its senior leadership team as chief information officer.

In this role, Henry will oversee all global information technology operations for the company. She will report to CEO Christine Day, and work closely with Christine and CFO John Currie on the company’s strategy.

Henry possesses seven years of senior level information technology experience working for specialty retail companies during periods of development. She joins Lululemon from Gap, where she served as vice president and chief information officer of international IT and Gap North America.

Christine Day, CEO of Lululemon Athletica, said: "We are excited to have Kathryn as part of our team – she has great relevant international, e-commerce and vertical retail experience from years spent at Gap and Levis and has most recently spent time on her own personal training & Postural Alignment therapy business, making her a strong cultural fit for lululemon."