Hot Topic in search of new chief store officer

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Jerry Cook has resigned as chief store officer of Hot Topic, the retailer announced Thursday. The resignation is effective Feb. 28 and because of Cook's plans relocate his family to Texas and pursue other professional opportunities.

“We are thankful to Jerry for his dedicated service to the company over the years, and he will be missed,” said Lisa Harper, chairman and CEO of Hot Topi Inc. “We wish Jerry and his family much success, and are grateful he has given us plenty of time to identify a successor and ensure a smooth transition.”

The company will commence a search with the objective of ensuring Cook can transition his responsibilities to his successor.


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