National retailer Burlington Stores, headquartered in Burlington, announced that John Crimmins will retire as chief financial officer, effective Aug. 31 or when his successor steps into the position.
Burlington Stores has enlisted leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder to launch an external search for a new chief financial officer. Crimmins will provide consulting services through the end of February 2023.
“I greatly appreciate John’s outstanding leadership, tireless dedication and many significant contributions to Burlington over the years. His financial expertise and strong commitment to our shareholders, associates and customers have been invaluable,” Burlington CEO Michael O’Sullivan said in a statement.
Crimmins joined Burlington Stores in 2011 as senior vice president, finance, chief accounting officer; he then served as the company’s executive vice president, finance, before being named interim chief financial officer in September 2019 and then taking on the role permanently in October 2019.
Prior to Burlington Stores, Crimmins worked for Timberland and served in various financial management positions including several years at Reed Business Information.
“My 11 years at Burlington have been incredible,” Crimmins said in the statement. “Our leadership team and our Finance organization have never been stronger, and now feels like the right time to transition to the next chapter in my personal life.”