Chris Halkyard Joins Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway, the company that rents designer dresses and accessories, including jewelry, has hired Chris Halkyard to be its chief logistics officer.

Halkyard has 25 years’ experience with supply chain management. He most recently was the chief supply chain officer and general manager of distribution services at Gilt. Previous employers include Marc Ecko, L’Occitane, FAO Schwarz, and May Department Stores (now Macy’s).

“We’re elated to have Mr. Halkyard join the Rent the Runway team,” said Jennifer Hyman, CEO and cofounder. “He has amazing experience in distribution and logistics, which will allow us to innovate on the ways we continue to deliver rental experiences that exceed our customers’ expectations.” 

“I’m really excited to be joining this talented group of people,” said Chris Halkyard. “Rent the Runway’s logistical capabilities are irresistible to me, and I look forward to helping scale the business and implementing more innovative supply chain solutions.”

Rent the Runway operates online and has retail locations in New York City; Washington, D.C.; Las Vegas; and Chicago.