Body Central Names Richard L. Walters As CFO, Appoints Thomas W. Stoltz As Chairman

Body Central (BODY), the operator of women’s clothing retail stores under the names of Body Central and Body Shop, disclosed in a regulatory filing that it has appointed Richard L. Walters as the company’s chief financial officer effective June 30.

Walters previously served as the company’s executive vice president, treasurer and CFO until September 2011, when he retired.

He returned to the position after Thomas W. Stoltz resigned as the chief operating officer, CFO and Treasurer. Stoltz will continue to serve the company for a limited time to assist in the transition.

Also effective June 30, Fred Lamster was appointed to the board of directors and named chairman of the board. Lamster has resigned from his position as senior VPt, Human Capital effective July 16.