Sears Holdings announces that Bruce R. Berkowitz to step down from its board of directors

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today (Oct. 16, 2017) announced that Bruce R. Berkowitz has decided to step down from the company’s board of directors, effective October 31, 2017. Mr. Berkowitz joined the board of Sears Holdings in February 2016. “On behalf of the board of directors and management, […]

eBay welcomes Adriane Brown and Diana Farrell to its board of directors

eBay welcomes Adriane Brown and Diana Farrell to its board of directors   New directors bring additional leadership, strategy and policy expertise to eBay’s Board. San Jose, CA, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), a global commerce leader, has appointed Adriane Brown and Diana Farrell to its board of directors. “eBay has […]

The Bon-Ton Stores elects William Tracy to its Board of Directors

MILWAUKEE, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today (August 25, 2017) announced its Board of Directors has elected William Tracy to its Board, effective August 25, 2017.  Mr. Tracy will also begin his role of President and Chief Executive Officer of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. on August 25 after serving as the company’s Chief Operating Officer of Bon-Ton since July 2015. Debra Simon, […]

L Brands, Inc. appoints Patricia S. Bellinger and Robert H. Schottenstein to its Board of Directors

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 22, 2017) L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) announced the appointment of Patricia S. Bellinger and Robert H. Schottenstein to its Board of Directors. Bellinger is an Adjunct Lecturer and Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School .  She is an internationally recognized expert on diversity, inclusion and leadership development and serves on the […]

JCPenney elects Wonya Lucas to its board of directors

JCPenney elects Wonya Lucas to its board of directors   PLANO, Texas, 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today (Aug. 17, 2017) announced the election of Wonya Lucas, president and chief executive officer of Public Broadcasting Atlanta, to its board of directors. Highly regarded for her mass communications and […]

First Data elects Henrique De Castro to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Data (NYSE: FDC) announced today (JULY 24, 2017) that its Board of Directors elected technology executive Henrique De Castro as a Director of First Data. The Board has also appointed De Castro to serve as a member of the Risk Committee. De Castro’s election expands First Data’s […]

The Wendy’s Company elects Kristin A. Dolan to its Board of Directors

DUBLIN, Ohio, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today (July 20, 2017) announced that on July 19, 2017, its Board of Directors has increased the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Kristin A. Dolan to serve as a director of the Company, effective immediately. Dolan is the founder and has […]

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 […]

CBRE elects Beth F. Cobert to its Board of Directors

Los Angeles, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today (May 22, 2017) announced that Beth F. Cobert has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Cobert is an accomplished executive with more than 30 years of experience in the private and public sectors.  She is a former Senior Partner […]

Yum! Brands elects Christopher M. Connor to its Board of Directors

Louisville, KY, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) announced that Christopher M. Connor was elected to its Board of Directors at the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders today (May 19, 2017). “Chris’ executive leadership and global retail experience make him a strong addition to the Yum! Brands Board,” said Robert […]

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 […]

Diebold Nixdorf announces Directors elected to its board

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shareholders of Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today (April 26, 2017) elected its board of directors and voted to pass all other proposals at the company’s annual meeting. In addition, the board declared the second quarter cash dividend. Directors elected Elected to the board of directors were: […]

JCPenney announces the election of Debora Plunkett to its board of directors

Colleen Barrett to Retire from the Board in May PLANO, Texas, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) today (March 2, 2017) announced the election of Debora Plunkett, former senior advisor to the director of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), to its board of directors. Possessing extensive experience in cybersecurity, information […]

Roger Farah, James Lillie and Francesco Trapani appointed independent directors to Tiffany & Co. Board of Directors

NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) and JANA Partners LLC, which together with Francesco Trapani owns approximately 5.1% of Tiffany’s outstanding shares, today (February 21, 2017 ) announced agreements pursuant to which Tiffany & Co. will appoint three new independent directors to its Board of Directors: Roger Farah, James […]

Elaine Rubin elected to Smart & Final Stores’ board of directors

COMMERCE , Calif., 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SFS), today announced the election of Elaine Rubin to its board of directors (the “Board”), effective January 5, 2017. Dave Hirz, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “With 145 years of history at Smart & Final, it’s as important […]

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 […]

Perry Ellis International director Jane E. DeFlorio appointed to DDR’s Board of Directors

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — DDR Corp. (NYSE: DDR) today (Jan 31, 2017) announced that Jane E. DeFlorio, lead independent director of Perry Ellis International, Inc., has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. DeFlorio is a seasoned investment banker who has extensive experience advising mid- to large-cap retail […]

Food Marketing Institute announces nine new members of its board of directors

Scottsdale, Ariz., 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today (January 30, 2017) introduced nine new members to its board of directors during its annual meeting at the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. FMI Board Chairman, President and CEO of Bristol Farms Kevin Davis announced the appointments: New Directors (3-year […]

Starbucks announces nominations of Rosalind Brewer, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, and Satya Nadella to its Board of Directors

Starbucks announces nominations of Rosalind Brewer, Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, and Satya Nadella to its Board of Directors   Starbucks board member James G. Shennan, Jr. to retire following 27 years of service; Company expands its board of world-class, values-based leaders, attracting diversity in global technology, retail and consumer experience as it pursues its long-term plan […]

RILA announces three top retail executives elected to its Board of Directors

Arlington , VA, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today (1/23/2017) that three top retail executives have been selected to join the association’s Board of Directors in an election that took place during the Board’s semi-annual meeting, held Sunday in Naples, Florida. Joining the association’s Board of Directors […]

Sonic Corp. elects Steven A. Davis to its board of directors

OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today (Jan 19, 2017) announced the election of Steven A. Davis to its board of directors. Mr. Davis is former chairman and chief executive officer of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. which owns and operates Bob Evans Restaurants […]

Kroger announces election of Mark S. Sutton to its Board of Directors

CINCINNATI, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today (Jan. 12, 2017) announced that Mark S. Sutton has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Sutton is chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper, a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products. Prior to becoming […]

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. elects Elaine Rubin to its board of directors

COMMERCE , Calif.,, 2017-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SFS), today (January 9, 2017)  announced the election of Elaine Rubin to its board of directors (the “Board”), effective January 5, 2017. Dave Hirz, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “With 145 years of history at Smart & Final, it’s […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill names Paul T. Cappuccio, Robin S. Hickenlooper, Ali Namvar and Matthew Paull to its Board of Directors

DENVER, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) has named four new members to its Board of Directors: Paul T. Cappuccio, Robin S. Hickenlooper, Ali Namvar and Matthew Paull, effective December 14, 2016. The new Directors will serve an initial term through Chipotle’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, and the Board […]

The TJX Companies, Inc. welcomes Jackwyn Nemerov to its Board of Directors

The TJX Companies, Inc. Elects Jackwyn Nemerov to Board of Directors FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX), the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, announced today (Nov. 29, 2016) that Jackwyn Nemerov has been elected to its Board of Directors. Ms. Nemerov, […]

InvenTrust Properties Corp. appoints Michael A. Stein and Scott A. Nelson to its Board of Directors

OAK BROOK, Ill., 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — InvenTrust Properties Corp. (“InvenTrust” or “the Company”) today (11/10/2016) announced the appointment of Michael A. Stein and Scott A. Nelson to InvenTrust’s Board of Directors. Mr. Stein currently serves on the Board of Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO) and was formerly Chief Financial Officer of […]

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 […]

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 Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. elects Philmer H. Rohrbaugh to its Board of Directors

YORK, Pa., 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) today (November 1, 2016) announced its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Philmer H. Rohrbaugh to its Board, effective November 1, 2016. Mr. Rohrbaugh, age 64, has been the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Fulton Financial Corporation since June […]