People in the News

10/31/2014 - 13:34

The board of directors of Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday named Jerry Shore CEO of the company. Shore's promotion follows the board's receipt and acceptance of notification by Bruce Efird of his intention to leave the company upon the expiration of his employment contract.

10/31/2014 - 13:03

Michael Bauersfeld has resigned as Sun Products Corporation’s vp, corporate controller and treasurer to pursue other interests. The company has appointed Jody L. Macedonio, currently the company’s vp, finance and planning, to the additional role of treasurer, responsible for all treasury functions at the company including investor relations.

10/31/2014 - 12:55

A man behind some of America’s favorite brands will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Chief Executive magazine.  Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and CEO of L Brands will be honored at the CEO2CEO Summit conference, Dec. 4, 2014, at the New York Stock Exchange.

10/30/2014 - 15:15

Bridgestone Americas announced that TJ Higgins has been named president of the consumer U.S. and Canada divisions for the company's tire operations, effective Nov. 3. Higgins succeeds Gordon Knapp, who became COO of Bridgestone Americas in March. 

10/30/2014 - 15:02

Meg Ham has been designated as president of Food Lion, succeeding Beth Newlands Campbell, who is leaving the company for personal and professional reasons.

10/30/2014 - 14:34

Specialty retailer Tile Shop announced a senior leadership transition involving long time CEO Robert Rucker and current COO Chris Homeister.

10/30/2014 - 12:20

The Bill Blass brand is in for a breath of fresh air with the arrival of celebrated designer Chris Benz as new creative director.

10/29/2014 - 15:37

Former Toys “R” Us president Neil Friedman has joined toy manufacturer Alex Brands as president and CEO.

10/29/2014 - 10:39

IKEA has appointed Stefan Sjöstrand president of its Canadian organization after he has previously served as SVP, IKEA France.

10/28/2014 - 15:11

Tria Beauty, a maker of at-home beauty devices, has named Peter Wyles as the company's president and CEO.