Bon-Ton Stores Elects New Board Member
York, Pa., Bon-Ton Stores Inc. said Monday it elected Lucinda M. Baier to its board of directors, effective immediately. Bon-Ton said the election of Baier raises the number of board members to 11 from 10.
Baier is the CFO of World Kitchen LLC, which manufactures and markets bakeware, dinnerware, kitchen and household tools.
BJ’s Promotes Exec to VP
Boston, BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. said on Friday that Lon Povich has been promoted to executive VP, general counsel and secretary.
Povich joined BJ’s in February 2007 as senior VP, general counsel and secretary. Before that, the Wellesley resident spent 11 years at The Boston Consulting Group.
Wet Seal Names New President, CEO
Foothill Ranch, Calif., Wet Seal Inc. said Thursday it hired Edmond Thomas as its president and CEO under a three-year contract, with chairman and CEO Joel Waller stepping down.
Thomas was previously president and COO of the company from 1992 to 2000. He is currently president and co-CEO of Tillys Inc., a privately owned retailer.
Thomas is expected to join Wet Seal again in early October.