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Jin Sook Chang

Chief Merchandising Officer, Forever 21 Inc.

THE LATEST: In September, Forever 21 invested in DailyLook Inc., a downtown-based clothing subscription service. Chang’s company led an $8 million Series A round in the digital brand, which sends customers seven to 12 items per month.

BACKGROUND: Chang founded Forever 21 along with her husband, Do Won “Don” Chang. The couple have an estimated net worth of $4 billion. The couple’s daughters Lisa and Esther also work in the family business.

WORTH NOTING: Chang emigrated from South Korea to the U.S. in 1981.

YEARS ON THE LA500: 4

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