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June 24, 2014

The commerce technology and marketing arm of eBay has a new president. Craig Hayman, a 15-year veteran of IBM, has been named the head of eBay enterprise.

The commerce technology and marketing arm of eBay has a new president. Craig Hayman, a 15-year veteran of IBM, has been named the head of eBay enterprise.

“Technology continues to have a significant impact on the overall commerce landscape,” eBay’s President and CEO John Donahoe said. “Craig’s experience will enhance our ability to serve retailers and brands in this online to offine world.”

June 12, 2014

Bigcommerce, a commerce platform for growing and emerging brands, has named Tim Schulz as SVP of product management.

Bigcommerce, a commerce platform for growing and emerging brands, has named Tim Schulz as SVP of product management.

May 6, 2014

Ticketfly, a San Francisco-based ticket distribution service founded in 2008, has hired former Amazon chief operating officer Steve Oliver to help develop the startup’s long-term strategy as it prepares to expand internationally, according to a Reuters report.

Ticketfly, a San Francisco-based ticket distribution service founded in 2008, has hired former Amazon chief operating officer Steve Oliver to help develop the startup’s long-term strategy as it prepares to expand internationally, according to a Reuters report.

Oliver spent nine years at Amazon, leading its Canadian operations, the article stated.

November 12, 2013

Virtual Piggy has appointed Sébastien Motte to lead business development in the gaming sector.

Virtual Piggy has appointed Sébastien Motte to lead business development in the gaming sector.

August 14, 2013

The Carlyle Group has appointed former Procter & Gamble executive Susan Arnold as an operating executive in the firm’s Global Consumer & Retail group. Arnold begins her new role at the firm in September.

NEW YORK — The Carlyle Group has appointed former Procter & Gamble executive Susan Arnold as an operating executive in the firm’s Global Consumer & Retail group. Arnold begins her new role at the firm in September. 

As an operating executive, Arnold will provide strategic guidance to Carlyle professionals throughout the investment process, from sourcing to acquisition to exit and advise portfolio company executives on management, operational, branding and growth strategies.

April 15, 2013

Former CDW executive Barbara Mousigian has been appointed VP of product for Cars.com, an online resource for buying and selling new and used cars.

CHICAGO — Former CDW executive Barbara Mousigian has been appointed VP of product for Cars.com, an online resource for buying and selling new and used cars. 

Mousigian will be responsible for defining the company's product strategy. She will also oversee the development and launch of new products and help her team enhance Cars.com's existing properties. 

April 1, 2013

Virtual Piggy, an online service that allows parents to monitor their children's online shopping behavior, has appointed Iain Herd as global mobile product director.

LOS ANGELES — Virtual Piggy, an online service that allows parents to monitor their children's online shopping behavior, has appointed Iain Herd as global mobile product director.

With over thirteen years experience in product management, and seven years leading mobile initiatives at major corporations, Iain will be responsible for directing and managing Virtual Piggy’s Mobile First initiative, reporting directly to CEO and founder, Dr. Jo Webber.

February 6, 2012

Urban Outfitters Inc. has appointed a former executive as CEO of its namesake brand.

PHILADELPHIA — Urban Outfitters Inc. has appointed a former executive as CEO of its namesake brand. The company named Tedford Marlow as head of the Urban Outfitters Group, effective Feb. 6. Marlow had retired from the chain in 2010, after spending nine years as president of the Urban Outfitters brand.

The announcement came almost a month after Richard Hayne, the company's chairman and president, succeeded CEO Glen Senk, who resigned. Hayne co-founded the company in 1970.

February 3, 2012

Retailing Today sister publication Drug Store News spent time recently with Sam’s Club’s Jason Reiser, VP health and wellness, operations compliance.

Retailing Today sister publication Drug Store News spent time recently with Sam’s Club’s Jason Reiser, VP health and wellness, operations compliance. To view a video interview of Reiser discussing shopper engagement, the value of personal relationships and the impact of the economy on business in 2012, click here to be redirected to Drugstorenews.com.

 

 

 

February 2, 2012

The company announced the appointment Thursday and said Edward would served as EVP of U.S. retail merchandising reporting to Demos Parneros, president of U.S. Retail for Staples.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — The company announced the appointment Thursday and said Edward would served as EVP U.S. retail merchandising reporting to Demos Parneros, president of U.S. retail for Staples. 

October 20, 2011

OfficeMax announced that V. James Marino has been elected to serve on the company's board of directors.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — OfficeMax announced that V. James Marino has been elected to serve on the company's board of directors.

"We are delighted to welcome Jim to the board of OfficeMax," said Rakesh Gangwal, chairman of OfficeMax.  "He brings significant expertise, insight and years of experience as a successful business leader, and we will benefit from having his perspective on the board."

September 27, 2011

Staples has promoted Christine Komola to CFO effective Feb. 1, 2012. She will report to John Mahoney, Staples’ vice chairman.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Staples has promoted Christine Komola to CFO effective Feb. 1, 2012. She will report to John Mahoney, Staples’ vice chairman. The responsibilities of the CFO will transition to Komola the next year.

April 22, 2011

David Krause has been appointed SVP of category management at the Brookshire Grocery Co., based in Tyler, Texas.

David Krause has been appointed SVP of category management at the Brookshire Grocery Co., based in Tyler, Texas. Krause spent the past 11 years as a principal consultant and senior manager at Capgemini where he worked with U.S. grocers to evaluate, refine and standardize processes in fresh foods, category management and supply chain. 

March 29, 2011

Sue Miller Payton has been named director of marketing at Igloo Product Corp.

KATY, Texas – Sue Miller Payton has been named director of marketing at Igloo Product Corp. In her new position, Payton will be responsible for all aspects of product marketing, promotion, advertising and public relations, cyber-marketing including all social media, special events and exhibits. She is based at the company’s corporate headquarters and primary manufacturing location in Katy, Texas.