Sidney, Neb. Cabela’s reported Tuesday it has promoted six of its executive team.
The sporting goods retailer promoted Patrick A. Snyder to executive VP and chief marketing officer and charged him with overseeing the newly consolidated e-commerce and catalog businesses.
Brian J. Linneman was promoted to executive VP and chief merchandising officer, responsible for merchandising, planning, inventory, visual merchandising and strategic planning/process improvement.
Ralph W. Castner was promoted to executive VP and CFO, as well as chairman of the board of World’s Foremost Bank, the company’s wholly owned bank subsidiary. Castner will continue his current responsibilities for finance, accounting, investor relations, tax, internal audit, legal, and risk management, but will also take on responsibilities for real estate, construction and facilities.
Joseph M. Friebe was promoted to executive VP of Cabela’s and president and CEO of World’s Foremost Bank.
Charles Baldwin was promoted to executive VP and chief administrative officer. He will continue his current responsibilities for human resources and take on responsibilities for information systems, call centers and the company’s Outdoor Adventures division.
Michael Copeland was promoted to executive VP and COO. Previously VP retail operations, Copeland will continue his responsibilities for retail operations in the United States, as well as asset protection, and will take on responsibilities for operations in Canada.