Sharen Jester Turney Bio
Sharen Jester Turney is an American global business leader and former president and CEO of Victoria’s Secret. She is best known for leading the 7.7 billion company for a decade and as a result, increasing sales by 70%. In addition, she was named the fourth highest-compensated female executive in the United States.
Sharen Jester Turney Age
Jester was born in 1956 in Ardmore Oklahoma, USA. She is currently 65 to 66 years old as of 2022.
Sharen Jester Turney Height
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Sharen Jester Turney Family
Jester was born in 1956 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Her father was a cattle rancher and her mother was a teacher and nutritionist.
Sharen Jester Turney Husband
Jester has been married to her husband Charles for more than 25 years. They have one child, Matthew and they reside in New Albany Ohio, USA.
Sharen Jester Turney Education
She studied at the University of Oklahoma where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Education with a minor in public relations. After graduating, she began her career as a buyer for Forley’s, a department store chain in Houston, Texas.
Sharen Jester Turney Career
In 2000, Turney became the CEO of Victoria’s Secret’s Direct a successful lingerie brand. Afterward in July 2006, she was promoted to president and CEO of Victoria’s Secret. As a result, the total sales revenue increased from $4.5 billion to over $7.7 billion. However, she resigned as CEO later in February 2016.
In addition, Turney serves as chairman of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She also serves as chairman of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Initiative advisory board at the University of Pennsylvania.
Consequently, Turney plays an advisory role around the globe, for example, London-based Marks and Spencer, Gloria Jeans in Russia, and Cosmo Lady in China. She is also on the board of directors for Sweden-based global band, Happy Socks and US-based Alliance Data Systems. In December 2018, she became CEO of a private apparel company, Gloria Jeans.
Sharen Jester Turney Net Worth
While working with Victoria’s Secret for over a decade, Jester increased company sales by 70%. In 2013, Bloomberg named Turney the fourth highest-compensated female executive in the United States. Her net worth is therefore estimated to be about $5 million.