Content about interim CEO

February 25, 2014

EveryWare Global’s board of directors has named Sam Solomon as interim CEO. Solomon is succeeding John Sheppard, who left the company this week.

February 14, 2014

Weis Markets has named Jonathan Weis as president and CEO. Weis will retain his role as company vice chairman.

February 6, 2014

Fairway Group Holdings' Herbert Ruetsch plans to retire after 15 years with the company, including the last two years as its CEO. Ruetsch will remain a special adviser to the company and continue to provide input into certain merchandising and product initiatives.

January 22, 2014

American Eagle Outfitters has named Jay L. Schottenstein, executive chairman of the board, as the company’s interim CEO. Schottenstein takes over for Robert Hanson, who is leaving the company.

December 27, 2013

SED International Holdings chairman Sham Gad has assumed the role of CEO at the troubled supply chain management provider and distributor of consumer electronics and small appliances.

November 26, 2013

Antonio Urcelay has replaced Gerald Storch as chairman of Toys “R” Us and the retailer also named Richard Markee to its board.

October 16, 2013

Toys “R” Us late Wednesday named Antonio Urcelay CEO and brought in former Walmart executive Hank Mullany to serve in the newly created role of president of U.S. stores.

September 23, 2013

Weis Markets president and CEO David J. Hepfinger has left the company to pursue other interests. Company vice chairman Jonathan H. Weis has replaced him as interim CEO, and Robert F. Weis remains the company’s chairman.

August 20, 2013

Although J.C. Penney reported a wider-than-expected loss in the second quarter on a nearly 12% drop in revenue, small signs suggest that interim CEO Myron Ullman may be starting to turn things around.

August 20, 2013

Closeout retailer Tuesday Morning has named Michael Rouleau as the company’s CEO. Rouleau, who was appointed interim chief executive in March 2013, will also continue to serve on the company's board of directors, which he joined November 2012.

August 13, 2013

J.C. Penney said activist investor Bill Ackman resigned from the company’s board and was replaced by former Federated Department Stores executive Ron Tysoe.

July 3, 2013

Longtime financial executive and former Walmart U.S. CFO Michael Fung is helping discounter 99 Cents Only modernize inventory systems that have resulted in a series of accounting issues.

July 1, 2013

Famous Brands International, parent company of TCBY Yogurt and Mrs. Fields Cookies, has appointed interim CEO Neal Courtney as the company’s CEO.

June 26, 2013

Stein Mart’s interim CEO Jay Stein has been named CEO.

June 24, 2013

Target has announced that former PepsiCo and U.S. Cellular executive Mary N. Dillon has resigned from its board of directors. Dillon has sat on the board since 2007.

June 11, 2013

The TJX Companies' shareholders elected Dawn Lepore to its board of directors at the company’s annual meeting. Lepore joins 10 ongoing directors who were reelected at the meeting.

March 4, 2013

Tuesday Morning has named former Michaels Stores president and CEO, Michael Rouleau as its interim CEO.

January 24, 2013

Former Food Lion CEO, and current board member for 99 Cents Only Stores, Richard Anicetti, is assuming the role of interim CEO for the discount retailer.

December 19, 2012

Former Target EVP of stores Troy Risch and former Sam’s Club SVP and GMM Huey Long have joined RadioShack.

October 11, 2012

Shopko announced Wednesday that Mike Bettiga has been named interim CEO to replace Paul Jones, who resigned to pursue another opportunity.

July 23, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. said that former interim CEO Bruce Johnson will serve as president and CEO of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores once the unit is spun off from the retailer.

June 5, 2012

Eddie Bauer announced Tuesday that Michael R. Egeck has been named its president and CEO, replacing interim CEO David Chamberlain who will remain a member of the board.

March 29, 2012

Stage Stores announced Michael Glazer has been appointed to the position of president and CEO on an interim basis.

December 20, 2011

Discount retailer Stein Mart named Hunt Hawkins COO and expanded his responsibilities to include store operations and e-commerce at the 263-unit chain.

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