RadioShack names head of human resources

FORT WORTH, Texas — RadioShack has named Telvin Jeffries as EVP and chief human resources officer and general manager of retail services, effective Aug. 1. Jeffries will report to Jim Gooch, president and CEO of RadioShack Corp.

As the company's human resources leader, Jeffries's responsibilities will include overall direction of RadioShack's strategies and policies for human capital management. In addition, he will serve as the general manager of RadioShack's retail services unit, which includes the company's kiosk business that primarily comprises the Target Mobile centers.

"It's a privilege to welcome Telvin to our senior leadership team," Gooch said. "Telvin brings over two decades of retail experience with a highly regarded U.S. retailing organization. I expect his deep experience in recruiting, training, professional development, employee engagement and other HR disciplines will make a meaningful impact across our company's culture."

Jeffries is a 20-year veteran of Kohl's Corporation, based in Menomenee Falls, Wis., which operates nearly 1,100 Kohl's department stores in 49 states. Jeffries held progressive responsibilities at Kohl's, including assistant store manager (1993 to 1994), director of executive recruiting (1994 to 1996), VP corporate HR (1996 to 1999), SVP corporate HR (1999 to 2003), and his most recent role, EVP human resources, since 2003.