Blockbuster Names Leader for Digital Unit
Dallas Blockbuster has hired Kevin Lewis as senior VP, digital entertainment, a new position designed to expand and guide Blockbuster’s continued foray into digital entertainment.
Lewis previously served as chief of strategy and new business development at Philips Consumer Lifestyle, a product company that is part of Amsterdam-based Royal Philips.
Zale CFO Resigns
Dallas Zale Corp. announced Tuesday that CFO Rodney Carter has stepped down, effective immediately.
While a search for a new CFO is underway, Cindy Gordon has been selected to serve as interim CFO.
Gordon currently serves as controller and will continue on in that position.
Wal-Mart CEO Issues Statement on Inauguration of Obama
Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart president and CEO Lee Scott has issued the following statement regarding Barack Obama’s inauguration as President of the United States:
“Wal-Mart congratulates Barack Obama on his historic inauguration as President of the United States. This is clearly a time of great opportunity for our country, and also a time of great challenge. We stand ready to partner with our new President, his Administration and the Congress to make real progress on the critical issues that confront this nation.”