Big Lots Names Exec

Columbus, Ohio Big Lots announced on Tuesday the appointment of Christopher Chapin as senior VP of store operations, effective immediately. Chapin will report to CEO Steve Fishman and will oversee store standards, field operations, customer service, process development and program implementation for the company's 1,300+ closeout retail stores in 47 states.

Previously, Chapin was with Limited Brands as VP/store operations and YUM Brands as national director of operations.