Indianapolis - Julie Lyle, chief marketing officer of Hhgregg, has been named the 2015 chairperson for the Global Retail Marketing Association (GRMA) Advisory Board, an association for C-level executives from global retailers. As chairperson, Lyle will lead the GRMA Advisory Board and play a key role in the development of the organization’s strategic initiatives and thought leadership.
Lyle succeeds Brian Beitler, executive VP and chief marketing officer, David’s Bridal, who served as chairman from 2012 to 2014. Leading the GRMA Advisory Board, Lyle will serve as senior advisor to Stephanie Fischer, president and CEO of GRMA. The GRMA will also unveil a new, invitation-only online community for retail executives and regional workshops.