Xcel Brands, Inc. announces the appointment of Christina Caruso as Creative Director for the Judith Ripka brands

NEW YORK, 2016-Dec-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELB) is pleased to announce Christina Caruso as Creative Director for the Judith Ripka brands. With 15 years of experience in fashion accessory and jewelry design, Caruso joins the team to collaborate with Chief Designer, Judith Ripka on all Judith Ripka labels and further […]

The Save Mart Companies announces the appointment of Nicole Piccinini Pesco as CEO

Modesto, Calif., 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Save Mart Companies announced today (Dec 1, 2016) the appointment of Nicole Piccinini Pesco as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Most recently Pesco served as Co-President & Chief Strategy and Branding Officer. The Save Mart Companies is a family-owned, privately held company. Based in the heart […]

CBRE announces the appointment of Lilian Cavaleri and Eric Chen as Chairpersons of Asia Pacific American Forum

Los Angeles, 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. today (December 1, 2016) announced that Lilian Cavaleri, business manager for the company’s Microsoft account; and Eric Chen, first vice president, Investment Properties, Capital Markets, have taken leadership roles in CBRE’s Asia Pacific American Forum (APAF). Mrs. Cavaleri and Mr. Chen will serve as […]

QVC announces the appointment of Bob Spieth to EVP of QVC’s Customer and Business Services

WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — QVC, the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer, today (11.28.16) announced the appointment of Bob Spieth to Executive Vice President of QVC’s Customer and Business Services. In that role, Bob will lead the Customer and Business Services operations for both QVC and zulily. This appointment is part […]

InvenTrust Properties announces the appointment of Christy L. David as VP, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — InvenTrust Properties Corp. (“InvenTrust” or the “Company”), today (11/30/2016) announced that Christy L. David, Managing Counsel – Transactions for InvenTrust, has been appointed Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary. Ms. David’s appointment follows the departure of Scott W. Wilton, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. […]

Foodstuffs North Island Ltd announces the appointment of Joanna Allan as CFO

Foodstuffs North Island Ltd announces the appointment of Joanna Allan as CFO   Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island Ltd welcomes Joanna Allan as Chief Financial Officer, starting mid-January 2017. Jo brings more than 20 years of FMCG finance and leadership experience to the table, and she is also […]

Barnes & Noble announces the appointment of Demos Parneros as Chief Operating Officer

New York, NY, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today (November 21, 2016) announced that Demos Parneros has been named Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Parneros, whose appointment is effective immediately, will report to […]

Gap Inc. announces the appointment of Teri List-Stoll as EVP and CFO effective January 17, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today (November 15, 2016) announced the appointment of Teri List-Stoll as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective January 17, 2017. List-Stoll will report to Gap Inc. chief executive officer Art Peck and will serve on the company’s senior leadership team. “Teri is a […]

Express, Inc. announces the appointment of Terry Davenport to its Board of Directors

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR), a specialty retail fashion brand operating more than 650 stores, announced that Terry Davenport has been appointed to its Board of Directors as a Class III director, effective today. Mr. Davenport is currently Global Brand Advisor for Starbucks Coffee Company. With this appointment, the size […]

Toys“R”Us, Inc. announces the appointment of Amit Poddar to head its digital engineering team

Toys“R”Us, Inc. announces the appointment of Amit Poddar to head its digital engineering team   Company Accelerates Transformation of Its Online Business with this Key Hire WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (November 4,2016) announced the addition of Amit Poddar, a highly seasoned […]

REI announces the appointment of Raquel Karls as SVP of Human Resources

SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — REI, the outdoor co-op and national specialty retailer, welcomes Raquel Karls as its senior vice president of Human Resources. Karls’ career spans more than 20 years with purpose-driven brands. Most recently, she served as chief human resources officer at Outerwall, the company behind brands including Coinstar, Redbox and ecoATM. […]

Tractor Supply Company announces the appointment of Ram Krishnan to its Board of Directors

BRENTWOOD, TN, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (11/03/16 ) announced that Ram Krishnan has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Krishnan is a recognized Fortune 500 executive with over 20 years of global marketing […]

Shopify announces appointment of Gail Goodman to its board of directors

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP) (“Shopify”) today (November 2, 2016) announced that Gail Goodman has been appointed to its board of directors, effective today. Gail will serve on Shopify’s Audit and Compensation Committees. Gail is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of Constant Contact, a software company providing small […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces the appointment of Paula Nickolds as Managing Director

London, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership announces today ( 25 October 2016) that Paula Nickolds will be appointed Managing Director, John Lewis. Paula joined the Partnership in 1994 as a graduate trainee in John Lewis Oxford Street. She held a number of senior roles before joining the John Lewis management […]

Hudson’s Bay Company announces the appointment of Ed Burstell to newly created position of Head of Partnerships

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX: HBC) today (October 24, 2016) announced the appointment of Ed Burstell as Head of Partnerships. In this newly created position, Mr. Burstell will develop and lead partnerships to drive innovative and exclusive offerings across all of HBC’s banners globally. The appointment is […]

Kering announces the appointment of Cédric Charbit as CEO of Balenciaga

London, 2016-Oct-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Cédric Charbit as CEO of the maison Balenciaga, effective 28 November 2016. He will report directly to François-Henri Pinault, chairman and CEO of Kering. Cédric Charbit has been executive vice-president of product and marketing at Yves Saint Laurent since May 2016, a maison he […]

Empire Company Limited announced the appointment of James M. Dickson as Chair of the Board of Directors

STELLARTON, N.S, 2016-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Empire Company Limited today (October 12, 2016) announced the appointment of James M. Dickson as Chair of the Board of Directors. Mr. Dickson replaces Robert P. Dexter who announced his intention to retire both as Chair and as a member of Empire’s Board […]

Avon LLC announces the appointment of Anjana Srivastava to newly-established role of President, Health and Wellness

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — New Avon LLC (“Avon”) announced the appointment of Anjana Srivastava as the company’s President of Health and Wellness in the U.S. This is a newly-established role for Avon, marking the company’s expansion into the Health and Wellness market. Health and Wellness is currently the largest product category in […]

Kering announces the appointment of Nikolas Talonpoika as chief executive officer of Christopher Kane

London, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Nikolas Talonpoika as chief executive officer of Christopher Kane, effective 12 October 2016. He will report to Jean-François Palus, Kering’s Group managing director. Previously strategic marketing and media director of Kering, Nikolas Talonpoika has significant expertise in marketing strategy and brand positioning in […]

The Home Depot® announces the appointment of Jeff Boyd to its board of directors

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today (Oct 06, 2016) announced the appointment of Jeff Boyd, interim chief executive officer and president of The Priceline Group, Inc. (“Priceline”), to the company’s board of directors. Boyd will serve on the company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and […]

Advance Auto Parts announces the appointment of Thomas (Tom) Okray as EVP and CFO

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced it has appointed Thomas (Tom) Okray as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective October 31, 2016. As part of the previously announced orderly […]

ICA’s strengthens its sustainability work with the appointment of Kerstin Lindvall as Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — To further strengthen ICA’s sustainability work, Kerstin Lindvall has been named Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer and as a member of ICA Gruppen’s Management Team. In conjunction with this a sustainability committee is being formed in ICA Gruppen’s board to increase focus on CR issues. “Our ambition is […]

Stein Mart announces the appointment of D. Hunt Hawkins as Interim CEO

JACKSONVILLE, Fla, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) (the “Company”) today (Sept. 29, 2016) announced that Dawn Robertson has tendered her resignation as Chief Executive Officer and as a director, and the Company’s Board of Directors accepted that resignation effective as of September 27, 2016. Ms. Robertson also performed the duties of […]

Sainsbury’s announces the appointment of Simon Roberts as Retail & Operations Director

Sainsbury’s announces the appointment of Simon Roberts as Retail & Operations Director   London, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s today (30 September 2016) announces the appointment of Simon Roberts as Retail & Operations Director. Simon will report to Chief Executive Mike Coupe and be a member of Sainsbury’s Operating Board. Most recently Simon was […]

Kering announces the appointment of Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as CEO of Bottega Veneta

London, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as CEO of Bottega Veneta, effective 4 October 2016. He will replace Carlo Alberto Beretta, who is appointed Kering chief client and marketing officer. Claus-Dietrich Lahrs will report directly to François-Henri Pinault and will be a member of the Group’s executive […]

Kering announces the appointment of Carlo Alberto Beretta in the newly created position of chief client & marketing officer

London, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announces the appointment of Carlo Alberto Beretta in the newly created position of chief client & marketing officer of the Group, effective 4 October 2016. He will report directly to François-Henri Pinault, chairman and CEO of Kering, and will remain a member of Kering’s executive committee. In an […]

Yum! Brands, Inc. announces the appointment of Paget Alves to its Board of Directors

Louisville, KY, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) today ( September 26, 2016) announced the appointment of Paget Alves to its Board of Directors, effective November 17, 2016. With Mr. Alves’s appointment, the Yum! Brands Board will consist of 12 directors, 11 of whom will be independent. “Paget’s extensive executive management […]

Pets at Home Group announces the appointment of Mike Iddon as CFO

LONDON, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pets at Home Group Plc, the UK’s leading specialist retailer of pet food, accessories and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Iddon as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective from 17th October 2016.  On joining the Group Mike will become an Executive Director of the […]

Staples announces the appointment of Shira Goodman as its President and CEO

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (Sep. 26, 2016) announced the appointment of Shira Goodman as its President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. “After a comprehensive search process that included the evaluation of several qualified candidates for the position […]

Whole Foods Market announces the appointment of Angela Lorenzen as Regional President, Pacific Northwest region

BELLVUE, Wash., 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is pleased to announce that Angela Lorenzen has been named Regional President of the company’s Pacific Northwest region. Lorenzen will oversee 22 stores in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon, including two stores opening in Eugene, Ore. and Victoria, B.C. in September and November, respectively. “I’m thrilled to […]