Claire’s Stores COO resigns company
Chicago — Claire’s Stores announced Monday that its COO James G. Conroy has departed the company, effective immediately.
Conroy’s duties will be assumed by newly appointed CEO James D. Fielding, who will officially join Claire’s on June 18. Fielding had been president of Disney Stores Worldwide since May 2008.
Martha Stewart revs e-commerce presence with former Anthropologie exec
New York — Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia said Monday it has named Michael Robinson to the newly created position of VP e-commerce.
Robinson was most recently Anthropologie’s head of e-commerce for Europe and United Kingdom, and was responsible for launching the Anthropologie catalog and website in 1998, as well as introducing the retailer’s loyalty card program.
He has also held managerial and planning positions with Banana Republic and Smith & Hawken.
For Martha Stewart, Robinson is charged with building out the company’s e-commerce presence, including the site it is jointly developing with J.C. Penney Co., slated for a 2013 launch.
"He’s very well-positioned to drive an important company initiative as we expand our e-commerce business in conjunction with J.C. Penney,” said Lisa Gersh, president and COO, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
Dunkin’ Brands names global strategy officer and CFO
Canton, Mass. — Dunkin’ Brands Group said Monday that it has named current CFO Neil Moses as its new chief global strategy officer, charged with driving the company’s strategic initiatives.
Paul Carbone, formerly VP finance and strategy, is being promoted to CFO.