October 1, 2014

VF Corporation announced that senior VP and CFO Robert K. Shearer will retire in March 2015, after 28 years with the company.

September 3, 2014

Amazon said that senior VP and CFO Thomas J. Szkutak plans to retire in June 2015. Brian T. Olsavsky, VP finance for Amazon’s global consumer business, will succeed Szkutak.

August 4, 2014

Panera Bread Company announced that Roger Matthews, executive VP and CFO, has resigned his position to pursue other opportunities.

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday named Timothy McLevish as Walgreens executive VP and CFO, effective immediately.

July 24, 2014

Rite Aid Corporation announced that Darren Karst is joining Rite Aid as executive VP and CFO, effective Aug. 20.

July 21, 2014

Dirk Montgomery, executive VP and CFO of Ascena Retail Group Inc. since January 2013, has accepted a position with a healthcare-related company based in Florida.

June 13, 2014

Michael M. Nuzzo, executive VP and CFO of GNC Holdings Inc., is resigning in order to accept an executive position at an unspecified private equity-funded consumer products company.

June 9, 2014

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. announced the promotion of Alex Weiss to executive VP and CFO of the company, effective July 30, 2014, the beginning of the retailer’s third fiscal quarter. He succeeds Jim Black who transitions into the role of senior corporate advisor to Mattress Firm through the end of the current fiscal year.

June 9, 2014

Vanessa Wittman, senior VP and CFO of Motorola Mobility, a subsidiary of Google, has been appointed the Ulta Beauty board of directors and as a member of its audit committee, effective June 5, 2014, following her election at the company’s annual shareholder meeting. Wittman joins the Ulta Beauty board with more than 25 years of experience in finance and technology.

April 29, 2014

Tuesday Morning Corp. has named Sherry M. Smith, who most recently served as executive VP and CFO of SuperValu Inc., and Frank M. Hamlin, who currently serves as executive VP of marketing at Guitar Center, as independent members of the company's board of directors, effective immediately.

April 28, 2014

Petco has named Larry Rutkowski as executive VP and CFO.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

December 3, 2013

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.

July 24, 2013

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

May 15, 2013

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

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.

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.

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.