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April 9, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced that Joanne C. Crevoiserat has been named executive VP and CFO of the company, a position she is expected to take up in May, 2014.

New Albany, Ohio -- Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announced that Joanne C. Crevoiserat has been named executive VP and CFO of the company, a position she is expected to take up in May, 2014.

March 19, 2014

Ralph Nicoletti, executive VP and CFO of healthcare services and insurance provider Cigna, will become the next executive VP and CFO of Tiffany & Co.

New York -- Ralph Nicoletti, executive VP and CFO of healthcare services and insurance provider Cigna, will become the next executive VP and CFO of Tiffany & Co. His appointment to those offices will become effective on April 2, 2014.

February 13, 2014

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has named Ed Record executive VP and CFO, effective March 24. He will succeed Ken Hannah, who will remain CFO through that date to ensure a smooth transition.

Plano, Texas — J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has named Ed Record executive VP and CFO, effective March 24. He will succeed Ken Hannah, who will remain CFO through that date to ensure a smooth transition.

As CFO, Record will be responsible for the financial operations of the company. He will report to Myron E. (Mike) Ullman III, CEO of J.C. Penney, and join the company`s executive board.

February 5, 2014

John Mulligan, executive VP and CFO of Target, said the retailer is deeply sorry for its late 2013 data security breach and is aware that consumer confidence in the company is shaken; his comments came during Feb. 4 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Minneapolis – John Mulligan, executive VP and CFO of Target, said the retailer is deeply sorry for its late 2013 data security breach and is aware that consumer confidence in the company is shaken; his comments came during Feb. 4 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

According to Reuters, Mulligan also said that Target discovered 25 registers infected with malware on Dec. 18, contradicting an earlier statement from the retailer that all malware had been removed by Dec. 15.

January 31, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has promoted Jonathan E. Ramsden, currently the company's executive VP and CFO, to the position of COO, a new role at the company.

New Albany, Ohio -- Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has promoted Jonathan E. Ramsden, currently the company's executive VP and CFO, to the position of COO, a new role at the company. Ramsden will continue to serve as CFO, in addition to his COO role, until a new CFO is appointed.

January 13, 2014

RadioShack is enlisting specialty retail industry veteran John W. Feray to help the company execute its turnaround strategy and has appointed him executive VP and CFO, effective Feb. 6.

New York -- RadioShack is enlisting specialty retail industry veteran John W. Feray to help the company execute its turnaround strategy and has appointed him executive VP and CFO, effective Feb. 6.

December 3, 2013

Paula Price is resigning as executive VP and CFO as Ahold USA.

Carlisle, Pa. -- Paula Price is resigning as executive VP and CFO as Ahold USA.

December 2, 2013

Office Depot, formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, announced the appointment of Stephen Hare as executive VP and CFO, effective immediately.

Boca Raton, Fla. -- Office Depot, formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, announced the appointment of Stephen Hare as executive VP and CFO, effective immediately. Hare replaces co-CFO Mike Newman, who has retired from the company, and interim Co-CFO Deb O’Connor, who has returned to her position as senior VP, finance and co-chief accounting officer.
 

July 24, 2013

Supervalu has named Bruce Besanko as the company’s executive VP and CFO, effective Aug. 7.

Eden Prairie, Minn. -- Supervalu has named Bruce Besanko as the company’s executive VP and CFO, effective Aug. 7. Besanko joins Supervalu after serving as executive VP of finance, CFO and CAO for OfficeMax since 2009.

May 15, 2013

HSN Inc. said that it has appointed CFO Judy Schmeling to the additional role of COO, effective immediately.

St. Petersburg. Fla. – HSN Inc. said Wednesday that it has appointed CFO Judy Schmeling to the additional role of COO, effective immediately. Schmeling has been serving as HSN's executive VP and CFO since 2001.

In her new role, Schmeling will be responsible for supply chain operations and customer care functions, in addition to providing ongoing leadership for finance and IT.

January 30, 2013

Levin Management Corp. said that Timothy G. DeCola has been named VP and CFO of the company, replacing the retired Harold Harris.

North Plainfield, N.J. -- Levin Management Corp. said that Timothy G. DeCola has been named VP and CFO of the company, replacing the retired Harold Harris.

DeCola joins Levin from Pettinaro Construction Co., where he served as CFO. He will be responsible for all aspects of corporate finance and risk management at Levin for company-owned and managed properties as well as for real estate tax and financing reviews.

 

January 4, 2013

DDR Corp. announced that senior executive VP and CFO David J. Oakes has been named president of the company, effective Jan. 1.

Beachwood, Ohio -- DDR Corp. announced that senior executive VP and CFO David J. Oakes has been named president of the company, effective Jan. 1.
 
Oakes will remain CFO, and will continue to report to CEO Daniel B. Hurwitz.
 
Oakes joined DDR as executive VP of finance and chief investment officer in April 2007. He was promoted to senior EVP finance and chief investment officer in December 2008, and CFO in February 2010.

 

July 11, 2012

Having past the calendar’s mid-point, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at the most viewed stories of the year to date on Chainstoreage.com.

Having past the calendar’s mid-point, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at the most viewed stories of the year to date on Chainstoreage.com. (Based on the results, it’s clear that J.C. Penney is shaping up as THE story of 2012.) Here are the Top 10 stories of the first six months:

June 8, 2012

Hibbett Sports announced that Scott J. Bowman has joined the company as senior VP and CFO effective July 9.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Hibbett Sports announced that Scott J. Bowman has joined the company as senior VP and CFO effective July 9. He will replace Gary Smith, whose retirement is effective July 8, 2012.

Bowman was most recently division chief financial officer – Northern Division for The Home Depot, a position he has held since 2006.
 

April 10, 2012

Safeway announced that it has promoted its executive VP and CFO Robert Edwards to the position of president.

Pleasanton, Calif. -- Safeway announced Monday that it has promoted its executive VP and CFO Robert Edwards to the position of president.

Edwards has held his current role since 2004. He will have overall responsibility for the company's retail operations, marketing, merchandising, corporate brands, manufacturing, distribution and finance functions, and will continue as CFO until a successor is named to the position.

January 30, 2012

Hibbett Sports announced that Gary A. Smith, senior VP and CFO is retiring effective June 1, 2012.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Hibbett Sports announced that Gary A. Smith, senior VP and CFO is retiring effective June 1, 2012. The company has started a search for his replacement.

Smith joined Hibbett in April 2001 as VP and CFO when the company had 282 stores in 19 states, predominantly in the Southeast. Today, Hibbett has over 800 stores in 26 states.
 

January 24, 2012

Target Corp. announced it has promoted current senior VP-finance John Mulligan to executive VP and CFO, effective April 1.

Minneapolis -- Target Corp. announced Tuesday it has promoted current senior VP-finance John Mulligan to executive VP and CFO, effective April 1.

The announcement concludes a comprehensive search which included both internal and external candidates, said Target.

Mulligan succeeds Doug Scovanner, who announced his retirement last November.

A 16-year Target veteran, Mulligan has held leadership positions in finance, target.com and human resources.

January 11, 2012

Walgreens’ chairman Alan G. McNally, president and CEO Gregory D. Wasson and executive VP and CFO Wade D. Miquelon outlined the company’s strategies for growth and value creation for shareholders at the chain’s annual shareholders meeting.

Deerfield, Ill. -- Walgreens’ chairman Alan G. McNally, president and CEO Gregory D. Wasson and executive VP and CFO Wade D. Miquelon on Wednesday outlined the company’s strategies for growth and value creation for shareholders at the chain’s annual shareholders meeting.

November 29, 2011

Mall owner General Growth Properties said Tuesday it has appointed Michael B. Berman as its new executive VP and CFO, effective Dec. 15.

Chicago -- Mall owner General Growth Properties said Tuesday it has appointed Michael B. Berman as its new executive VP and CFO, effective Dec. 15.

Berman replaces Steve Douglas, who will return to Brookfield Asset Management after his tenure with GGP and assume a role with Brookfield. Douglas will remain with GGP until December 31 to assist with the transition.

November 14, 2011

It’s official: Two more Apple Retail veterans are joining their former boss Ron Johnson at J.C. Penney Co.

Plano, Texas -- It’s official: Two more Apple Retail veterans are joining their former boss Ron Johnson at J.C. Penney Co. The news came as J.C. Penney reported a third-quarter net loss of $143 million and issued a tepid holiday forecast.

J.C. Penney named Michael W. Kramer, CFO of Apple Retail from 2000 to 2005, as COO. Kramer has been the president and CEO of Kellwood Co. since 2008, where he oversaw a portfolio of fashion brands. He also served as executive VP and CFO at Abercrombie & Fitch, from 2005 to 2008.

October 12, 2011

Zale Corp. said Wednesday that it has named Thomas A. Haubenstricker as senior VP and CFO, effective Oct. 17.

Dallas -- Zale Corp. said Wednesday that it has named Thomas A. Haubenstricker as senior VP and CFO, effective Oct. 17.

Haubenstricker joins Zale from Turnberry Advisors where he served as a managing director.

August 16, 2011

Sears Holdings Corp. said Tuesday it has named Robert A. Schriesheim as executive VP and CFO.

Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Holdings Corp. said Tuesday it has named Robert A. Schriesheim as executive VP and CFO.

Schriesheim’s position as executive VP is effective immediately, and he will begin his CFO duties on Aug. 22.

Schriesheim most recently was CFO for Hewitt Associates, leading the company's global financial and administrative roles until its merger with Aon Corp. He replaces acting CFO Bill Phelan.

June 23, 2011

Tiffany & Co. reported Thursday that it has shuffled responsibilities among two of its executive officers, effective immediately.

New York City -- Tiffany & Co. reported Thursday that it has shuffled responsibilities among two of its executive officers, effective immediately.

Patrick F. McGuiness, 45, has been appointed senior VP and CFO. He joined Tiffany in 1990 and has held a variety of management positions within the finance and merchandising divisions. He was promoted to senior VP finance in 2007, and the new appointment adds responsibility for the retailer’s investor relations program.

April 20, 2011

Pacific Sunwear of California announced that Michael Kaplan will join the company as senior VP and CFO, effective May 2.

Anaheim, Calif. -- Pacific Sunwear of California announced that Michael Kaplan will join the company as senior VP and CFO, effective May 2. He will be replacing Mike Henry who became interim CFO in November 2007 and was named CFO in January 2008.

Most recently, Kaplan was CFO of Harbor Freight Tools, a 349-store retailer of proprietary branded tools. Prior to joining Harbor Freight Tools in 2010, he was a senior executive of Gap Inc. from 2005 to 2010.

February 24, 2011

Christopher & Banks Corp. said Thursday that it has named Michael Lyftogt to the position of senior VP and CFO.

Minneapolis -- Christopher & Banks Corp. said Thursday that it has named Michael Lyftogt to the position of senior VP and CFO.

Lyftogt, a 12-year veteran of the company, has worked in a variety of financial roles including chief accounting officer and VP finance and has served as interim CFO since July 2010.