People in the News - Newsletter

08/22/2014 - 15:53

Top executives from Starbucks, Walmart, Nordstrom and RadioShack, among others, are confirmed as participants at Texas A&M University’s Center for Retailing Studies annual fall conference.

08/22/2014 - 12:31

Veteran consumer packaged goods executive Tony Dunning has joined leading meat snack manufacturer Jack Link’s as EVP of customer development.

08/21/2014 - 12:53

Aaron's has tapped EVP and CFO Gilbert L. Danielson as interim CEO, effective following the previously announced retirement of Ronald W. Allen August 31.

08/20/2014 - 09:16

Gordmans Stores five month search for a CEO is over with veteran department store retailer Andrew Hall hired for the top job.

08/19/2014 - 14:18

Mars has appointed Jean-Christophe Flatin as president of global chocolate, effective Oct. 1. Flatin, who is currently global president of Royal Canin, a unit of Mars Petcare, replaces Grant F. Reid, who recently moved into the role of office of the president for Mars.

08/18/2014 - 17:24

Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, has appointed John Lewis as global president and Karen Fichuk as president, North America. Both executive leaders are based in Schaumburg, Illinois.

08/18/2014 - 16:21

Nordstrom’s Sarah Jessica Parker line of handbags and shoes will be sold in five more stores this fall, bringing the total number of stores carrying the collection to 30.

08/15/2014 - 16:15

Nike has appointed a new VP and GM of its stores and its women’s line. Heidi O’Neill will work with Nike stores, and Amy Montagne has been placed with NIKE Women’s.

08/15/2014 - 11:36

Newell Rubbermaid’s EVP and CFO Doug Martin has resigned from the company effective August 31, to be EVP and CFO at Spectrum Brands, effective September 1.

08/14/2014 - 10:43

Loblaw has appointed Pavi Binning, George Weston Limited president, as a director on the company’s board.