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Cabela’s names financial exec to board

BY Dan Berthiaume

Sidney, Neb. – Cabela’s Inc. has named Donna M. Milrod to its board of directors. Milrod has been the chief administrative officer of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) since October 2012, with responsibilities for DTCC’s finance, operations, regulatory relations, business continuity, vendor management, and security functions.

Prior to joining DTCC, Milrod served as deputy CEO of Deutsche Bank North America (DBA) from 2009 to October 2012. Milrod joined Deutsche Bank in September 1999 and held a number of other senior positions at the company, including assistant treasurer of the Americas. In addition to joining Cabela’s board, Milrod has been appointed to the board of directors of World’s Foremost Bank, Cabela’s wholly-owned bank subsidiary.

“Donna is a proven leader and brings a wealth of regulatory, finance, and capital markets experience,” said Tommy Millner, Cabela’s CEO. “The board and Cabela’s will greatly benefit from Donna’s insights and knowledge.”

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The Home Depot Canada prepares for spring

BY CSA STAFF

The Home Depot Canada is currently hiring 6,300 employees across all 180 locations to support its busiest season — spring.

"Spring gives us the opportunity to find the best associates, who are passionate about customer service," said Bill Lennie president, the Home Depot Canada. "From Vancouver to St. John’s, we are about building meaningful, sustainable careers."

The Home Depot Canada has 500 career events scheduled across Canada. In addition, the retailer will host its very first National Hiring Day Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 4-8 p.m. at all Home Depot Canada locations. Potential candidates are invited to attend to learn more about available employment opportunities.

The company is hiring full-time, part-time and seasonal positions, such as sales associates, cashiers, design professionals, department supervisors and night operators. Job opportunities are available on a market-by-market basis and are based on individual store needs.

"The Home Depot Canada lives by its core values, including taking care of its people," said Kim Forgues, VP, human resources, communications and sustainability, the Home Depot Canada. "That’s why we continue to invest in our 28,000 associates across the country. We want to ensure our customers continue to receive the value they deserve, while being provided with first class customer service."

The retailer also encourages job seekers to visit the career website at www.homedepot.ca/jobs to view all current openings and scheduled career events.

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Zappos.com’s Arun Rajan heads to One Kings Lane

BY CSA STAFF

San Francisco-based One Kings Lane, an online destination for the home, has appointed Arun Rajan as chief technology officer.

In his new role, Rajan will lead end-to-end technology delivery, data infrastructure and site operations to support the growth and evolution of One Kings Lane.

Rajan joins alongside chief product officer David Yu, who joined One Kings Lane in mid-2013.

"As One Kings Lane continues to grow at rapid pace, Arun is the ideal person to lead our technology strategy and help us achieve our vision of becoming the leading lifestyle brand for the home," said Doug Mack, CEO of One Kings Lane. "Arun brings an extensive background in transactional consumer web businesses and his customer-centric approach to technology makes him a perfect fit for our culture built on delivering great experiences to our shoppers every day."

Previously, Rajan spent more than four years as CTO at Zappos.com, where he led the creation and execution of a technology strategy and roadmap that enabled rapid business growth and scalability.

One Kings Lane “connects daily design inspiration with a fresh collection of select home goods, designer and vintage items,” according to a company release.

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