Cabela’s Senior VP to Retire
Sidney, Neb. Cabela’s announced that Michael Callahan, senior VP of business development and international operations, will retire from the company effective May 17. He will remain as a consultant to assist with the transition.
Callahan joined Cabela’s in 1990 and held numerous leadership positions in merchandising and marketing, as well as serving as senior VP of retail operations.
Michaels CFO Resigns
Irving, Texas Michaels Stores announced that Jeffrey Boyer, president and CFO, will resign effective April 4.
Michaels will conduct a search for a replacement CFO and will consider both internal and external candidates, the company said.
In the interim, the company has named Lisa K. Klinger, senior VP of finance and treasurer, to be acting CFO.
It has also named Richard S. Jablonski, VP of finance and corporate controller, to serve as principal accounting officer.
Brown Shoe Names Two New Board Members
St. Louis Brown Shoe Co. said late Monday it elected Mario Baeza and Harold “Bud” Wright to its board of directors.
Baeza is the founder of The Baeza Group, a merchant banking firm focusing on investments in the U.S. Hispanic market, as well as in Latin America.
Wright has 38 years of retail experience, the first 28 as an operating principal of R.H. Macy’s, the department store chain of Macy’s Inc., and the last 10 years in executive search, specializing in retailing.
Baeza and Wright’s elections increase the number of board members from 11 to 13.