Claire’s Names New CFO
Pembroke Pines, Fla. Claire’s Stores Monday announced that J. Per Brodin has been appointed as senior VP and CFO.
Brodin previously served as senior VP and CFO at Centene Corp., a $3 billion health-care provider. He will report to CEO Gene Kahn.
Diedrich Coffee CEO Resigns
Irvine , Calif. Diedrich Coffee, Inc. announced that Stephen V. Coffey has tendered his resignation from his position as CEO. J. Russell Phillips has been appointed by the board of directors to assume the CEO position.
Phillips has served on the company’s board of directors since April 2007, and will remain as a member of the board. Since 2004, Phillips has served as managing principal of Transom Partners, an executive consultancy group that facilitates and develops new strategies with CEOs and executive teams. Diedrich Coffee has 136 retail outlets, the majority of which are franchised, located in 30 states.
Bon-Ton Reports Exec Changes
York, Pa. The Bon-Ton Stores has announced a number of executive changes, including the retirement of John Gleason, senior VP of corporate credit, and Colleen Golomski, senior VP of corporate credit. The executives will retire on Feb. 16 and March 1, respectively.
The company also announced that Todd Dissinger was promoted to senior VP, treasurer, risk management and credit. In addition, Domian was promoted to senior VP of human resource operations.