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April 22, 2014

DGSE Companies Inc. has named James D. “Dusty” Clem to the positions of chairman, president and CEO, effective immediately.

Dallas - DGSE Companies Inc. has named James D. “Dusty” Clem to the positions of chairman, president and CEO, effective immediately. Clem replaces James Vierling, who has resigned as CEO and as a director of DGSE to accept a position with Elemetal LLC, DGSE’s largest shareholder.

March 21, 2014

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) announced that company COO Paul Hertz has been appointed president and CEO, effective immediately.

Montvale, N.J. -- The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) announced that company COO Paul Hertz has been appointed president and CEO, effective immediately. He succeeds Sam Martin. In January, A&P confirmed Martin’s departure.

November 25, 2013

Shopko on Monday named Peter McMahon, most recently COO of Loblaws, as its new CEO, effective immediately.

Green Bay, Wis. -- Shopko on Monday named Peter McMahon, most recently COO of Loblaws, as its new CEO, effective immediately. Loblaws is Canada’s largest food retailer with over $30 billion in sales.

At Loblaws, McMahon was responsible for supply chain, IT, HR, labor relations, merchandising, store operations and loss prevention functions. Prior to Loblaws, McMahon held various senior level positions with some of the world’s largest retailers, including Wal-Mart in Germany and Japan and Tesco in central Europe.
 

November 13, 2013

Office Depot Inc. — the new entity created by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax — named Roland Smith as CEO, effective immediately.

New York -- Office Depot Inc. — the new entity created by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax — named Roland Smith as CEO, effective immediately. Smith, 59, most recently served as CEO of Delhaize American, a division of Belgian grocery giant Delhaize Group. Prior to that, he was president and CEO of The Wendy's Co., holding company for the Wendy's chain.

August 20, 2013

Closeout retailer Tuesday Morning announced the appointment of Michael Rouleau to CEO, effective immediately.

DALLAS — Closeout retailer Tuesday Morning announced the appointment of Michael Rouleau to CEO, effective immediately. 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 in November 2012.

June 4, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has appointed Sharon Price John, 49, as CEO, effective immediately.

St. Louis -- Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has appointed  Sharon Price John, 49,  as CEO, effective immediately. John, who previously served as president of Stride Rite Children’s Group, a division of Wolverine Worldwide, succeeds company founder Maxine Clark, who is retiring as CEO. Clark will remain on the board of directors.

April 8, 2013

After a controversial 17-month stint, Ron Johnson is out as CEO of J.C. Penney.

New York -- After a controversial 17-month stint, Ron Johnson is out as CEO of J.C. Penney. The company’s board said on Monday that Johnson will be replaced by Myron E. Ullman III, who had been CEO at Penney for seven years until Johnson took over in late 2011. Ullman has also been elected to the board of directors.

February 4, 2013

Supervalu announced that Sam K. Duncan will become president and CEO, effective immediately.

Minneapolis -- Supervalu on Monday announced that Sam K. Duncan will become president and CEO, effective immediately. He succeeds Wayne Sales, who has served as the company’s president and CEO since July 2012.

May 24, 2012

Brookstone said it has hired Stephen Bebis as its new president and CEO, effective immediately.

Merrimack, N.H. -- Brookstone said it has hired Stephen Bebis as its new president and CEO, effective immediately.

Bebis is the founder of Golf Town and served as its president and CEO for 14 years. He has also worked at Home Depot, serving as VP general merchandise manager for its mid-southern division.

July 13, 2011

Pet specialty retailer Pet Supplies “Plus” announced Wednesday that it has promoted Dave Bolen to president and CEO, effective immediately.

Farmington Hills, Mich. -- Pet specialty retailer Pet Supplies “Plus” announced Wednesday that it has promoted Dave Bolen to president and CEO, effective immediately.

Bolen joined the company on May 2 as president, arriving from Petco where he was executive VP and chief merchandising officer.

Prior to Petco, Bolen was executive VP merchandising, marketing and supply chain for Jo-Ann Stores.

Harvey Solway has been promoted from CEO to Executive Chairman.

March 23, 2011

Tb!s the bargain shop, a leading Canadian discount store chain, announced that Beryl “Jack” Buley has been appointed president and CEO, effective immediately. Tb!s operates 238 stores in Canada.

Mississauga, Ontario -- Tb!s the bargain shop, a leading Canadian discount store chain, announced that Beryl “Jack” Buley has been appointed president and CEO, effective immediately. Tb!s operates 238 stores in Canada.

Buley’s promotion is designed to position Tb!s to continue to expand its retail footprint and gain share in the Canadian market. Former president and CEO, Michael Roellinghoff, will assume the role of vice chairman of the board.

January 10, 2011

Christopher & Banks Corp. announced Monday that it has named Larry Barenbaum as president and CEO, effective immediately.

Minneapolis -- Christopher & Banks Corp. announced Monday that it has named Larry Barenbaum as president and CEO, effective immediately.

Barenbaum has served as Interim CEO since October 19, 2010.

October 15, 2008

Harold “Hal” Kahn has joined Steve & Barry’s as CEO, effective immediately. Kahn spent 10...