A.C. Moore names CEO

BERLIN, N.J. A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts has announced the appointment of Joseph Jeffries as CEO.

Jeffries has served as the company’s acting CEO since March 31 and as EVP and COO since August 2008. He joined the company in November 2007 as its EVP operations. Previously, he served as VP store operations, space planning and visual merchandising for Office Depot a position he held from 2004 to November 2007. During 2004 and 2005, he also served as VP store and copy center operations of Office Depot.

Michael Joyce, chairman of the board, said, “We have great confidence in Joe to lead our management team during this next phase of the Company’s development. He has demonstrated expertise in all aspects of A.C. Moore’s business, and we are pleased to announce his appointment.”