Former Pandora President Joins Fossil

John A. White, formerly the president of Pandora North America, has joined watchmaker Fossil as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

White will be responsible for the company’s supply chain, distribution and warehousing, and legal and information technology operations, with a focus on long-term strategy. 

White had worked at Pandora since March 2007 in various roles, including general manager and managing director.

He was replaced by Scott Burger, the division’s former chief operating officer.

“We are very excited to have John join our executive team. His track record of driving strategic improvements and operational excellence across large organizations will be invaluable to us as we continue our global expansion,” said Kosta N. Kartsotis, Fossil CEO, in a statement.