Russian food retailer O’KEY Group S.A. appoints Tariel Bokuchava as its new Director of Information Technologies

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — O’KEY Group S.A. (LSE: OKEY, the “Group”), one of the leading Russian food retailers, announces the appointment of Tariel Bokuchava as its new Director of Information Technologies. All materials published by the Group are available on its website www.okeyinvestors.ru. Mr. Bokuchava is succeeding Nikolay Zatravin from July 2017. […]

FOCUS Brands appoints Kat Cole as Chief Operating Officer and President, North America

ATLANTA, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — FOCUS Brands, the franchisor of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s® , Carvel®, Cinnabon®, McAlister’s Deli®, Moe’s Southwest Grill® and Schlotzsky’s®, continues on the path of industry leading growth by today (June 19, 2017) announcing that Kat Cole has been named Chief Operating Officer and President, North America.  In this new position, Kat […]

New Look Retail Group appoints Paula Dumont López as Chief Creative Officer

London, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of New Look Retail Group Ltd (the “Company” or “New Look”) today (27 Jun 2017) announces the appointment of Paula Dumont López as Chief Creative Officer. She will join the Board in September 2017 and replace current CCO Roger Wightman. Following a successful transition Roger will […]

X5 Retail Group appoints Svetlana Demyashkevich as Chief Financial Officer

Moscow, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces that Svetlana Demyashkevich has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer effective from 29 June 2017. Dmitry Gimmelberg has decided to leave the Company, but will temporarily stay on as Advisor to […]

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer   Reiser brings over 30 years of retail experience to Dollar General GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 22, 2017) announced that Jason Reiser will join the Company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer […]

ascena retail group appoints Marc Lasry and Stacey Rauch as members of its Board of Directors

MAHWAH, N.J., 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), today (Jun. 8, 2017) announced that, after an extensive search, Marc Lasry and Stacey Rauch have been appointed as members of ascena’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. MARC LASRY re-joins the Board, having previously served as a member of the Board from […]

J.Crew Group, Inc. appoints James Brett as Chief Executive Officer

NEW YORK, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — J.Crew Group, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today (June 5, 2017) that it has named James Brett as Chief Executive Officer. Brett, an executive with more than 25 years of retail experience, most recently served as President of specialty home furnishing company West Elm. Brett will assume the […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club appoints Scott Kessler as EVP, Chief Information Officer and Rafeh Masood as SVP Chief Digital Officer

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — BJ’s Wholesale Club today (May 30, 2017) announced two new leaders that will drive the company’s technology roadmap and omnichannel transformation. Scott Kessler has been named executive vice president, Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective immediately. In addition, Rafeh Masood has joined BJ’s as senior vice president, Chief Digital […]

Defense Commissary Agency appoints Michael G. Shaffer as the new deputy director of acquisition management

FORT LEE, Va., 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michael G. Shaffer is the new deputy director of acquisition management for the Defense Commissary Agency effective April 30. The announcement came from Larry Hahn, director of acquisition management. Shaffer previously served as enterprise acquisition division chief and will continue to provide oversight to this division […]

SpartanNash appoints Kathy Mahoney as President MDV military division

SpartanNash appoints Kathy Mahoney as President MDV military division   Senior executive expands her role with the nation’s fifth largest food distributor and leading distributor of grocery products to U.S. commissaries Byron Center, MI,, 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) today (May 24th, 2017) announced Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Kathy […]

JCPenney appoints Marci Grebstein as executive vice president, chief marketing officer

PLANO, Texas, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] today (May 23, 2017) announced that Marci Grebstein will join the Company’s executive leadership team as executive vice president, chief marketing officer in June. A highly accomplished marketing executive, Grebstein brings over 20 years of retail marketing experience overseeing advertising campaigns, brand positioning, market analysis […]

Nordstrom appoints Stacy Brown-Philpot as new director and reelects eleven existing members of the Board

SEATTLE, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc., announced on May 16, 2017 the reelection of eleven existing members of the Board of Directors, and the appointment of Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, as a new director. Former board director, Enrique ‘Rick’ Hernandez, Jr., announced earlier this year that he would not be seeking […]

Marks & Spencer appoints Jill McDonald to the new role of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty

LONDON, 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer announces that Jill McDonald, currently CEO at Halfords, has been appointed to the new role of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty. Jill’s role will have overall profit and loss accountability for all aspects of the M&S non-Food business, from design and sourcing through to […]

US Foods appoints Ty Gent as Chief Supply Chain Officer

ROSEMONT, Ill., 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today (April 10, 2017) that Ty Gent has joined the company as Chief Supply Chain Officer, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Pietro Satriano. Gent will oversee all warehousing, transportation and supply chain strategy and operations on behalf of […]

BlueStar appoints Mr. Laurent Berger as EVP of sales for Europe

Hebron, KY, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — BlueStar is pleased to announce that Mr. Laurent Berger has been appointed as executive vice president of sales for Europe. Mr. Berger has been working at BlueStar for a number of years, and has been an instrumental part of the significant growth BlueStar has achieved in the […]

Coach appoints Ian Bickley to the new role of President, Global Business Development and Strategic Alliances

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) (SEHK:6388), a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today (Apr. 6, 2017) announced that Ian Bickley, currently President, International Group for the Coach brand, will be elevated to the new role of President, Global Business Development and Strategic […]

CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer

CVS Health appoints Thomas M. Moriarty to the newly created role of chief policy and external affairs officer   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (April 6, 2017) announced that current executive vice president and general counsel Thomas M. Moriarty has been appointed to the newly created role […]

John Lewis appoints Julie Blake as Branch Manager for its first ever shop in Oxford

London, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has taken the next step toward opening its first ever shop in Oxford today ( 16 March 2017) by announcing the appointment of long-standing Partner Julie Blake as Branch Manager. Julie will be responsible for the overall success of the 120,000 sq ft shop, which represents […]

LCP appoints West Midlands property agencies Bulleys and Lambert Smith Hampton to jointly market Prime Point

London, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading commercial property investment company LCP has appointed two West Midlands property agencies to help attract businesses to its multi-million pound speculative development. LCP is building Prime Point, a 130,000 sq ft development of four industrial and warehouse units, on a site at its flagship Pensnett Estate business estate […]

RILA appoints Jason Brewer as EVP, communications & state affairs and Brian Rose as director, state affairs & advocacy

Additions Signal Increased Focus On State Affairs Arlington , VA, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) recently welcomed the addition of two new members to the public affairs team, Jason Brewer, who will serve as executive vice president, communications & state affairs and Brian Rose, director, state affairs & […]

Intershop Communications AG appoints Olivier Plas as country manager in Copenhagen, Denmark

Olivier Plas appointed country manager for the Nordics Intershop expands market position and intensifies partner co-operation Jena, Germany, 2017-Feb-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG, supplier of innovative omni-channel commerce solutions for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) companies, has appointed Olivier Plas as country manager in Copenhagen, Denmark to further expand its position […]

Diebold Nixdorf appoints Dr. Juergen Wunram as COO; Eckard Heidloff steps down as president

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the registration of the domination and profit and loss transfer agreement (DPLTA) announced Feb. 14, Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today (Feb. 16, 2017) announced two key, global leadership changes. Dr. Juergen Wunram, senior vice president and chief integration officer, has been appointed […]

Toys“R”Us appoints Cornell Boggs as its EVP and General Counsel

WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (February 7, 2017) announced the hiring of Cornell Boggs as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective February 15, 2017. He will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. Mr. Boggs joins Toys“R”Us from […]

New Jersey Food Council appoints Richard Saker as its new Chairman of the Board

MONROE, NJ , 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — At its Annual Membership Meeting last week, the New Jersey Food Council selected Richard Saker as its new Chairman of the Board with two one-year terms. Saker, who is Chairman, President and CEO of Saker Holdings Corporation and Saker ShopRites, Inc., will lead New Jersey’s largest food […]

The John Lewis Partnership appoints Clayton Hirst as Group Head of Corporate Affairs

London, 2017-Jan-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership today (26 January 2017) announces the appointment of Clayton Hirst to the role of Group Head of Corporate Affairs, John Lewis Partnership. Clayton will take up the position on 24 April 2017 joining from Virgin Media, where he has served as Director of External […]

Rite Aid Corporation appoints Ken Black SVP and chief human resources officer

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (Jan. 23, 2017) announced that Ken Black, Rite Aid’s current group vice president of compensation, benefits and shared services, has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective immediately. He is succeeding Dedra N. Castle, who is […]

Maxima Grupė appoints Jaunius Špakauskas as Head of Corporate Affairs of Maxima LT

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jaunius Špakauskas, who is currently Head of Corporate Affairs at Maxima Grupė, starting 24th of January, will assume the position of Head of Corporate Affairs at Maxima LT, subsidiary of Maxima Grupė. The move is part of Maxima LT corporate governance improvement plan. The Board of Maxima LT has […]

Kroger appoints Matt Perin as Head of Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs

CINCINNATI,, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today ( Jan. 17, 2017) Matt Perin has joined the company as Head of Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Perin will be based in Washington, D.C. and responsible for Kroger’s federal government relations efforts, including working closely with the company’s supermarket operating […]

Macy’s appoints CBRE for the disposition of its stores that are closing

Los Angeles, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group Inc. announced today (January 4, 2017) that Macy’s, Inc., has appointed CBRE to help with the national disposition of a portion of the stores that Macy’s has announced it will be closing. “This partnership brings together two industry leaders, each with more than 100 years […]

New Look appoints Richard Collyer as Chief Financial Officer

LONDON, 2016-Dec-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of New Look is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Collyer as Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. Richard was formerly Group Finance Director and has been performing the CFO role on an interim basis since March 2016. Richard joined New Look in 2008 and […]