October 13, 2014

J.C. Penney made history on Monday with its announcement that industry veteran Marvin Ellison will take the reins of the company from current CEO Mike Ullman in August 2015 (he joins the board and takes over as president on Nov.1).

August 12, 2013

Activist investor Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management plans to abandon his push for a quick replacement to J. C. Penney CEO Mike Ullman, according to the New York Post.

August 9, 2013

Scathing letters continued flying back and forth on Friday, between activist investor Bill Ackman and the J.C. Penney board of directors — each attacking the other’s handling of the CEO search process and timing.

April 10, 2013

In not-so-unexpected news, a regulatory filing with the SEC revealed that J.C. Penney’s new CEO Mike Ullman has resigned from Saks Inc.’s board of directors.

April 21, 2011

The high price of cotton is one of the biggest challenges that J.C. Penney Co. faces this year, chairman and CEO Mike Ullman said during a panel discussion at Southern Methodist University, the Dallas Business Journal reported.

August 15, 2007

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