Hingham, Mass. As part of its organizational restructuring process, The Talbots, Inc. announced several key senior leadership promotions on Thursday.
John Fiske has been named executive VP of human resources and administration, responsible for business development, corporate services and loss prevention, in addition to his existing HR responsibilities. Fiske previously served as senior VP, human resources for the Talbots and J. Jill brands.
Julie Lorigan, who joined Talbots in 1999 as the director of investor relations, and has served as VP of investor relations since 2001, has been named senior VP of investor and media relations. Prior to joining Talbots, Lorigan served as the director of investor relations for Open Market, Inc.
Carol Stone, a 22-year Talbots veteran, has been named senior VP of finance. Stone joined Talbots in 1985 and has held several positions within the organization, including VP, corporate controller for the Talbots, Inc., a role she has held for the past 10 years.
Widow of Stater Bros. founder passes away
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. Jack Brown, chairman and ceo of Stater Bros. Markets, has announced the passing of Elsie Stater, widow of Stater Bros’. founder Cleo Stater.
Brown stated, “We will miss Elsie’s visits and calls to us. She lived many years in San Bernardino and maintained her local friendships with once-a-month lunch dates. She will be missed by all of the Stater Bros. “Family” of Employees.”
Michaelson leaves FreshDirect
NEW YORK Steve Michaelson, who had been president and ceo, hs left web grocer FreshDirect. Previous to his post at FreshDirect he had been senior vp of marketing and merchandising at Weis supermarkets and, before that, marketing vp at Wegman’s.