Chico’s Appoints CFO
Fort Myers, Fla., Chico’s FAS Inc. said Friday it appointed Kent A. Kleeberger as its new CFO and treasurer, starting on or about Nov. 5.
Kleeberger served as CFO of Dollar Tree Stores Inc. from 2004 through October 2007 (resigning from the chain effective Oct. 26.).
Kleeberger is replacing Charles J. Kleman, who previously announced his retirement. Chico’s said he is expected to remain with the company.
J. C. Penney Names Marketing Director
Plano, Texas, J. C. Penney Co. has appointed Ruby Anik director of brand marketing and senior VP. Anik comes to the company from Best Buy Co., where she oversaw marketing communications as a senior VP. She joined Best Buy in 2000 and has spent 25 years in marketing.
Anik will be responsible for ensuring J. C. Penney’s marketing consistently reflects its strategy and style. She will report to chief marketing officer Mike Boylson.
Gottschalks Appoints VP, Logistics
Fresno, Calif., Gottschalks Inc. has appointed David Navarro to serve as VP, logistics. Navarro will join the company’s distribution-center team and will report directly to executive VP and COO, Gregory Ambro.
Navarro has more than 25 years of experience in distribution, logistics and corporate transportation. Prior to joining Gottschalks he worked for eight years with Liz Claiborne Inc., where he served most recently as director of corporate transportation and customer compliance, and director of corporate distribution.