Chico’s names CFO
Fort Myers, Fla. — Chico’s FAS announced Thursday that it has named Pamela K. Knous as executive VP, CFO and chief accounting officer, effective immediately.
Knous, 57, was previously executive VP and CFO of SuperValu.
Tiffany announces executive personnel shifts
New York City — Tiffany & Co. reported Thursday that it has shuffled responsibilities among two of its executive officers, effective immediately.
Patrick F. McGuiness, 45, has been appointed senior VP and CFO. He joined Tiffany in 1990 and has held a variety of management positions within the finance and merchandising divisions. He was promoted to senior VP finance in 2007, and the new appointment adds responsibility for the retailer’s investor relations program.
James N. Fernandez, 55, has been appointed to the newly created role of COO, having served as CFO since 1989 and was promoted to executive VP and CFO in 1998.
Lumber Liquidators board member Tadler to step down
Toano, Va. — Hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators said Wednesday that Richard D. Tadler will be stepping down from the board of directors, effective June 30.
Tadler joined the board in 2004 when TA Associates, the private equity firm of which he is a managing director, originally invested in the company.
TA Associates divested its interest in Lumber Liquidators in 2009, leading to Tadler’s decision to step down.