Another Marketing Exec Out at Macy’s
New York City, Brad Jakeman, executive VP of marketing for Macy’s Inc., has left the company. Jakeman, who had been with the company for less than one year, is the second Macy’s marketing executive to leave Macy’s within the past four months. Anne MacDonald, former chief marketing officer of the company, left in June.
AnnTaylor Hires New Financial Chief
New York City, AnnTaylor Stores Corp. on Monday named Michael J. Nicholson executive VP and CFO, effective immediately. Nicholson replaces James M. Smith, who resigned in August to pursue other interests, according to the company.
Nicholson was most recently executive VP, COO and CFO for Limited Brands Inc.’s Victoria’s Secret Beauty Co.
Staples Names Two New Board Members
Framingham, Mass., Staples, Inc. announced the appointments of Justin M. King, CEO of U.K.-based J Sainsbury, and Robert E. Sulentic, a group president at CB Richard Ellis, to its board of directors.
King has served as CEO at U.K. food retailer Sainsbury’s since 2004, and he is also chairman of the company’s operating board. Prior to Sainsbury’s, he served as director of the Food business unit at Marks & Spencer.
Sulentic currently serves as group president of CB Richard Ellis, overseeing Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. He also serves as CEO of Trammell Crow Co., the wholly owned commercial real estate development subsidiary of CB Richard Ellis.