Barnes & Noble announces the appointment of James Lampassi as VP, Real Estate Development

New York, NY, 2017-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today ( July 18, 2017) announced that James Lampassi has been named Vice President, Real Estate Development. Mr. Lampassi, whose appointment is effective July 31, will report directly to Demos Parneros, Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, […]

Findel announces the appointment of Stuart Caldwell as Group Chief Financial Officer

LONDON, 2017-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Findel, the online value retail and education business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Caldwell as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect. Stuart has held the position of Acting CFO since April 2017, prior to which he was Group Financial Controller. He is a […]

Lenta announces the appointment of Elena Fomina as Chief Marketing Officer

Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lenta (LSE, MOEX: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, today (19 June 2017) announces the appointment of Elena Fomina as Chief Marketing Officer. Elena Fomina has many years of experience working in marketing, sales and business development both in Russia and abroad, and […]

SPAR International announces the appointment of Wouter Lefevere as Head of International Buying

SPAR International announces the appointment of Wouter Lefevere as Head of International Buying   Amsterdam, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR International, the world’s largest voluntary food retail chain, has today (JUNE 19, 2017) announced the appointment of Wouter Lefevere as Head of International Buying. Based in the organization’s international head office in Amsterdam, […]

Macy’s announces the appointment of Yasir Anwar to the role of EVP and chief technology officer

Appointment Is Part of Broader Restructuring of Technology Team to Expand Technological Capabilities and Further Drive Mobile and Digital Growth Mike Robinson to Assume Role of Executive Vice President, Product Management and Customer Experience CINCINNATI, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today (Jun. 1, 2017) announced the appointment of Yasir Anwar to […]

Staples, Inc. announces the appointment of Michelle Bottomley as Chief Marketing Officer

Staples, Inc. announces the appointment of Michelle Bottomley as Chief Marketing Officer   FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (May 25, 2017) announced that Michelle Bottomley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this role, Bottomley will be responsible for marketing across Staples, helping to promote the company’s […]

Overstock.com announces the appointment of Allison Abraham as its first chairwoman of its board of directors

Company president Saum Noursalehi elected to the board SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. Common Shares (NASDAQ:OSTK) / Series A Preferred (Medici Ventures’ t0 platform:OSTKP) / Series B Preferred (OTCQB:OSTBP) announces the appointment of Allison Abraham as the company’s first chairwoman of the board of directors. Ms. Abraham has served as a […]

J Sainsbury plc announces the appointment of Phil Jordan as Group Chief Information Officer

J Sainsbury plc announces the appointment of Phil Jordan as Group Chief Information Officer   London, 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — J Sainsbury plc today (05 May 2017) announces the appointment of Phil Jordan as Group Chief Information Officer (Group CIO). He will join the business in January 2018 and will be a member of Sainsbury’s […]

Visa Inc. announces the appointment of John F. Lundgren as a new independent director

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today (Apr. 18, 2017) that its board of directors has appointed John F. Lundgren as a new independent director, effective immediately. Mr. Lundgren will also serve as a member of the board’s audit and risk committee. Mr. Lundgren was chief executive officer (CEO) […]

Hudson’s Bay Company announces the appointment of Dr. Wolfgang Link as CEO of HBC Europe

Dr. Link to establish and drive European strategy including direction of HBC’s €1 billion capital commitment in Germany TORONTO & NEW YORK & COLOGNE, Germany, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX: HBC) today (April 6, 2017) announced the appointment of Dr. Wolfgang Link as Chief Executive Officer of HBC Europe, effective […]

CommerceHub announces the appointment of Gary Nafus as Chief Revenue Officer

ALBANY, NY, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CommerceHub (NASDAQ: CHUBA) (NASDAQ: CHUBK), a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, today (04/04/17 ) announced the appointment of Gary Nafus as Chief Revenue Officer. As CRO, Nafus will work alongside Founder and CEO Frank Poore to maximize revenue, leading the company’s efforts to identify and […]

Sequential Brands Group announces the appointment of Karen Murray as CEO

Sequential Brands Group announces the appointment of Karen Murray as CEO   NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (the “Company”) today (March 22, 2017) announced that Karen Murray has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company.  Ms. Murray has also been appointed to serve as a Director of […]

PVH Corps announces the appointment of Amy McPherson to its Board of Director

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH] announced today (Mar. 22, 2017) that Amy McPherson was appointed to its Board of Directors. Ms. McPherson will serve on the Board’s Audit Committee. The appointment is effective April 25, 2017, the date of the Board’s and Committee’s next scheduled meetings. The number of […]

The House of Givenchy announces the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as Artistic Director

The House of Givenchy announces the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as Artistic Director   Paris, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The House of Givenchy is pleased to announce the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as Artistic Director, effective May 2nd 2017. Clare Waight Keller will take on all creative responsibilities, including Women’s and Men’s Ready-to-wear […]

Gap Inc. announces the appointment of Mark Breitbard as president and CEO of Banana Republic

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (March 14, 2017) announced the appointment of Mark Breitbard as president and chief executive officer of Banana Republic. Breitbard will report to Art Peck, president and chief executive officer of Gap Inc., and will serve on the company’s senior leadership team. Peck will continue […]

Advance Auto Parts announces the appointment of Jeffrey Shepherd as SVP, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Proven Executive with Extensive Finance and Auto Industry Expertise to Lead Accounting Function ROANOKE, Va., 2017-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, announced that Jeffrey (Jeff) Shepherd has been appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and […]

Citycon Oyj announces the appointment of Tom Lisiecki as CDO and member of the Corporate Management Committee

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tom Lisiecki has been appointed Citycon Oyj’s Chief Development Officer (CDO) and member of the Corporate Management Committee. Mr. Lisiecki (b. 1979) is a Canadian and Polish citizen and has a Bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Toronto, Canada, and an executive MBA from the Kellogg […]

Diebold Nixdorf announces the appointment of Murat Ekinci as CIO

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) today (Feb. 21, 2017) announced that Murat Ekinci has been named chief information officer (CIO). In this role, Ekinci will be responsible for leading and overseeing Diebold Nixdorf’s corporate information technology (IT) organization. With more than 20 years of […]

LCP announces the appointment of Jonathan Cooper as new asset manager

LCP announces the appointment of Jonathan Cooper as new asset manager   LONDON, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — LCP is pleased to announce the appointment of a new asset manager as it continues to grow its commercial property portfolio. Jonathan Cooper joins the Kingswinford office from GVA Birmingham where he was a senior surveyor in […]

RILA welcomes the appointment of Steven Mnuchin as U.S. Secretary of Treasury

Arlington , VA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association released the following statement congratulating Steven Mnuchin on being appointed U.S. Secretary of Treasury: “RILA congratulates Steven Mnuchin on his appointment to Secretary of Treasury. We look forward to working with the Department on policies that grow our nation’s economy, promote […]

Accenture announces the appointment of Laura Gurski as Senior Managing Director, Products

Accenture announces the appointment of Laura Gurski as Senior Managing Director, Products   CHICAGO, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accenture today (Feb. 9, 2017 ) announced the appointment of Laura Gurski as Senior Managing Director, Products – effective immediately. As the head of Accenture’s Customer and Channels Consulting Practice for Products, Ms. Gurski will oversee […]

Perry Ellis International announces the appointment of David Rattner as CFO

MIAMI, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today (February 6, 2017) the appointment of David Rattner as Chief Financial Officer of Perry Ellis International, Inc., reporting to Oscar Feldenkreis, CEO & President of Perry Ellis International. David brings over 20 years of financial experience from Elizabeth Arden, most recently serving as VP Finance and […]

Shop Direct announces the appointment of Derek Harding to its executive board as group finance director

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has appointed Derek Harding to its executive board as group finance director. Derek will join later this year from Senior PLC, the FTSE250 international engineering group, where he has held the role of group finance director since September 2013. A […]

Kimco Realty announces the appointment of Mary Hogan Preusse to its Board of Directors

NEW HYDE PARK, NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) today (February 03, 2017) announced that Mary Hogan Preusse, Managing Director and co-head of Americas Real Estate for APG Asset Management US, has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Her term will begin immediately. With Ms. Hogan Preusse’s […]

Signet Jewelers Limited expands its board to 12 members with the appointment of Brian A. Tilzer

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, today (January 31, 2017) announced that the Signet Board of Directors has voted to expand the board to 12 members and has appointed Brian A. Tilzer to fill the newly created board position effective immediately. Mr. Tilzer […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announces the appointment of Will A. Smith as Chief Marketing Officer

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announces the appointment of Will A. Smith as Chief Marketing Officer   New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) today (January 30, 2017) announced that Will A. Smith has joined the Company as Chief Marketing Officer.  In that role, he will be responsible for […]

Office Depot, Inc. announces the appointment of Gerry P. Smith as new CEO

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today ( January 30, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Gerry P. Smith as Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective February 27, 2017. Gerry Smith will succeed current CEO Roland Smith, […]

Motor Fuel Group announces the appointment of Paul Deary as head of food services

Motor Fuel Group announces the appointment of Paul Deary as head of food services   Hertfordshire, England, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Deary as its new head of food services. Paul joins MFG from Applegreen plc where […]

InvenTrust Properties Corp. announces the appointment of Neil Soskin as SVP, Portfolio Management

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — InvenTrust Properties Corp. (“InvenTrust” or the “Company”), today ( 01/26/2017 ) announced that Neil Soskin has been appointed Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management for InvenTrust. Mr. Soskin joins InvenTrust with more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, including extensive understanding of leasing, acquisitions […]

ShopRite Supermarkets announces the appointment of Brett Wing as its new president

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc. (SRS), which owns and operates 34 ShopRite stores in New Jersey and New York, has named industry veteran Brett Wing president of the company.  SRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wakefern Food Corp., the largest U.S. retailer-owned cooperative with members who own and operate […]