Circuit City Taps New Stores President
Richmond, Va., Circuit City Stores Inc. named George D. Clark Jr. president of Circuit City retail stores. Clark most recently served the retailer as general merchandise manager for technology.
The retailer also named Douglas T. Moore senior VP and chief merchandising officer, and Ronald G. Cuthbertson senior VP, supply chain and inventory management. Moore was most recently senior VP of merchandising for Circuit City. Cuthbertson joins the retailer from Southport Consulting Inc., where he served as president and CEO.
Pantry Buys Southern C-Store Chain
Sanford, N.C., The Pantry Inc. will acquire Rome, Ga.-based D&D Oil Co., which operates 53 c-stores under the Cowboys banner. D&D does business in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, selling gas under the BP and Cowboys brand names. The deal also includes two additional stores that are under construction, and the development rights to seven potential store sites.
CFO Tudor Resigns From Ingles Markets
Asheville, N.C., Ingles Markets Inc. today announced the resignation of Brenda S. Tudor, CFO and VP of finance, effective March 18. Ingles has begun to hunt for a new CFO, though Tudor will stay on part-time until a replacement is chosen. Tudor served 20 years with Ingles, eight of which she spent as CFO. She will not run for re-election for the board of the supermarket chain.