Content about Employment Change

August 27, 2014

Leading U.S. bookstore chain and online bookseller Books-A-Million has named James Phelps as VP of e-commerce.

August 25, 2014

Hudson’s Bay has appointed John Caplice to the position of SVP, treasury and investor relations, effective Sept. 2.

August 21, 2014

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.

August 21, 2014

Crocs has appointed footwear industry and product merchant leader Michelle Poole as SVP of global merchandising, a newly created role, reporting directly to president Andrew Rees.

August 21, 2014

Kirkland's SVP and CFO W. Michael Madden has been promoted to president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Madden will remain the company’s principal financial officer pursuant to S.E.C requirements.

August 21, 2014

The Home Depot has named Craig Menear, currently president, U.S. retail, as CEO and president, effective November 1, and has elected him to the company's board of directors, effectively immediately. Current chairman and CEO Frank Blake will remain chairman.

August 20, 2014

Target’s U.S. sales held up reasonably well in the second quarter, but weak results in Canada and expense pressures prompted the company to reduce its full year profit expectations a week after Brian Cornell became chairman and CEO.

August 20, 2014

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

August 19, 2014

Mall-based specialty retailer Aeropostale has appointed Julian R. Geiger as CEO, effective immediately — a role he previously held until 2010. Geiger succeeds Thomas P. Johnson, a former Brooks Brother executive who replaced Geiger after he left.

August 19, 2014

NBTY, a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, has named Steven Cahillane CEO.

August 19, 2014

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.

August 15, 2014

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.

August 14, 2014

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

August 14, 2014

Following Walgreens' announcement last week about taking the next step in acquiring Alliance Boots, Alex Gourlay, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, unveiled a proposed operational organization structure in a letter to Walgreens employees.

August 13, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop has appointed Jennifer Kretchmar as chief product officer and innovation bear. She will report to CEO Sharon John.

August 13, 2014

Jan Clevenger has been named EVP and general merchandising manager of men’s, home and kids, reporting to newly named president and chief merchandising officer David Zant.

August 13, 2014

Profitero, a leading global provider of online insights and e-commerce intelligence for retailers and brands, has appointed Raj Khathuria as VP of sales for North America.

August 12, 2014

Retail trade event organizer Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) name media veteran Joseph Tarnowski to the newly created position of chief content officer.

August 12, 2014

Outdoor equipment and apparel company Black Diamond named former Sony and Gap executive Zeena Freeman as president and eventual CEO.

August 12, 2014

Travis Smith is stepping down as Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores’ president and CEO, effective immediately.

August 12, 2014

McCormick’s VP, general counsel and corporate secretary W. Geoffrey Carpenter plans to retire January 1, 2015. Carpenter has been with McCormick for more than 30 years and has served there as an executive officer since his appointment to his current position in 2008.

August 11, 2014

Sears Holdings has appointed former Tesco executive Alasdair James as president and chief member officer for the Kmart business.

August 11, 2014

Three executives were named to new roles at leading appliance and consumer electronics manufacturer Haier America.

August 11, 2014

RuMe, an earth friendly lifestyle brand, has appointed Farhan Yasin to its board of directors. Yasin joins RuMe's board to provide strategic guidance on the company's continued innovation and expansion within e-commerce, business operations and managing its rapid growth.

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