Circuit City Names Vice Chairman
Charlotte, N.C. Circuit City Stores Inc. said Tuesday it named James Marcum as its vice chairman. Marcum currently serves as a director of the company.
Circuit City said that Marcum will “play a key role in leading the efforts to accelerate the pace of the company’s turnaround” as the board continues to pursue strategic alternatives.
Jones Apparel Names CEO of Unit
New York City Jones Apparel Group Inc. said Monday that Jay Friedman has been promoted to CEO of its retail footwear and apparel division.
Friedman previously served as president of the company-owned business segment.
AutoZone Names New Board Members
Memphis, Tenn. AutoZone announced the election of Robert Grusky and William Crowley to the AutoZone board of directors.
In 2000, Grusky founded Hope Capital Management, an investment firm for which he serves as managing member.
Since March 2005, Crowley has served as a director of Sears Holdings Corp.
Additionally, Crowley served as executive VP of Sears Holdings Corp. since March 2005 and as chief administrative office of Sears Holdings Corp. since September 2005.