SAN FRANCISCO Bare Escentuals, a maker of mineral makeup, has appointed Michael Dadario as president of retail, responsible for Bare Escentuals’ overall retail strategy and execution including merchandising, sales and operations for all domestic brick-and-mortar distribution channels.
Dadario will report to Leslie Blodgett, chief executive officer of Bare Escentuals.
Dadario comes to Bare Escentuals with more than 30 years of retail operations experience at companies including J. Crew, Inc. and Gap. Most recently, he was senior vice president of stores for Williams-Sonoma, where he was responsible for establishing the retail strategies for the company’s emerging Williams-Sonoma Home and west elm brands.
Dadario also spent a year teaching marketing at the Fashion Institute of Design & Marketing (FIDM) and served five years as president of the San Francisco AIDS Health Project.