July 25, 2017
Bonnie Brooks, former president and CEO of Hudson’s Bay Co., joins Smooth Commerce advisory group
TORONTO — Smooth Commerce, a fully integrated mobile payment and marketing platform for retailers, is thrilled to welcome Bonnie Brooks to its Advisory Group.
The former president & CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), Brooks brings to Smooth Commerce over 30 years of global leadership experience in retail and marketing.
“Bonnie is a true visionary, and we look forward to benefitting from her insight and years of experience as a transformational leader in the industry,” said Brian Deck, Smooth Commerce’s CEO . “Given her vast experience with retail modernization, Ms. Brooks’ guidance will be a significant asset to the Company.”
“The use of technology is crucial to every retailer of any size, to enhance customer service, and deliver it’s compelling competitive advantages,” said Brooks. “I’ve been impressed by the capabilities of the marketing platform Smooth Commerce has developed and I look forward to providing guidance to the team as the business grows.”
In addition to her time at HBC, where she also served as vice chair, Brooks’ distinguished career includes senior leadership roles at Lane Crawford and Holt Renfrew. She currently serves on the Boards of Rogers Communications Inc., Canada, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, Canada, Abercrombie & Fitch, Global, and Chico’s FAS Inc., USA.