Advance Auto Parts Names CEO
Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts Inc. on Thursday named Darren R. Jackson president and CEO, effective Jan. 7.
Jackson replaces John C. Brouillard, who has held the roles since Michael N. Coppola resigned in May. Brouillard will become the non-executive board chairman.
Jackson was most recently an executive VP at Best Buy Co. Inc., and has been on Advance Auto Parts’ board since 2004.
Bon-Ton Names New EVP
York, Pa., On the same day that it unveiled its latest real estate strategies, Bon-Ton Stores has also announced senior-level management changes.
Bon-Ton announced Tuesday afternoon that Barbara Schrantz, 49, senior VP for merchandise planning, will become executive VP for stores, replacing retiring executive VP James Zamberlan.
Schrantz’s new post becomes effective Feb. 29, as Zamberlan is slated to retire at the end of fiscal 2007.
Guess Names New Head of Europe Business
Los Angeles, Guess Inc. said Monday Massimo Macchi will join the company as the new president of its European business in December.
Macchi was most recently CEO of clothing company Gianfranco Ferre and executive VP of IT Holdings, which develops and manages brands.
Guess said Macchi will be responsible for overseeing all European operations and will lead the company’s strategic initiatives in Europe and the Middle East.