Sharon joined Vitamin Shoppe as CEO in July 2018. She previously served as President, North America, Godiva Chocolatier, as President, Sally Beauty U.S. and Canada, and Executive Vice President of Sales, Customer Experience & Real Estate at Pier 1 Imports.

At Godiva Chocolatier, Ms. Leite was responsible for oversight of the organization’s more than 3000 store locations as well as all Customer, Sales, Merchandising, Marketing, Digital, E-commerce, Operational and Talent strategies. At Pier 1 Imports, she was responsible for all customer strategy in an integrated commerce retail environment.  Her responsibilities included oversight to the organization’s more than 1,060 store locations in North America, Pier 1’s E-commerce business and Support functions, including Store Operations, Field Communication, Field Education, Customer Relations and Real Estate.