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Veteran retail CEO Mindy Grossman has joined the board of Fanatics — the $3 billion online sports retailer

Grossman was recently named CEO of Weight Watchers.

New Weight Watchers International CEO Mindy Grossman

Mindy Grossman, the former CEO of HSN and incoming CEO of Weight Watchers, has joined the board of directors of Fanatics, an online retailer of sports team apparel that’s backed by Major League Baseball and the National Football League.

Fanatics is the $3 billion privately held sports licensing company that sells professional sports team apparel through its own website and via the online storefronts of the major U.S. sports leagues. It also now runs the NBA’s flagship store in New York City, and has operated on-site retail experiences for Nascar.

The company, run by former One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack, has raised nearly $700 million in financing from private equity and venture capital investors, and has also sold stakes to the National Football League and Major League Baseball.

Grossman will begin as CEO of Weight Watchers International in July. She was previously the long-time CEO of HSN, formerly known as the Home Shopping Network. Grossman also had successful runs at Nike and Ralph Lauren.


This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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