New York, NY, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today (July 10, 2017) announced that Carl Hauch has been named Vice President, Stores, effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Hauch will be responsible for the entire retail store organization and profitable growth of the business, driving sales, training, developing talent and recruitment. Mr. Hauch will report directly to Demos Parneros, Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Hauch went on to Advance Auto Parts, a $9B retailer, where he made his way up the ranks from the SVP of Operations for the West, to SVP of Human Resources, and finally the SVP of National Operations and Customer Experience, where he was the head of store operations, asset protection and field human resources before coming to CityMD as the SVP Operations and getting promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Hauch is a graduate of Rutgers College with a Bachelor of Arts in English and also attended Rutgers Graduate School of Management.
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