DORMA Group North America Names Group Human Resource Manager
DORMA Group North America (DGNA) has appointed Jim Paterson as group human resource manager. He will be responsible for managing human resource functions for DGNA business units including DORMA Architectural Hardware, DORMA Glas, DORMA Entrance Systems and Modernfold Inc.
Working with human-resource managers within each division, Paterson will continue to develop employee-training programs to improve performance and hone leadership skills. In addition, he will help align policies and procedures for more than 900 employees throughout North America.
Paterson is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a degree in Human Resource Management and is a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP).
Hudson’s Bay Names New CEO
New York City A report on Tuesday in the New York Post said Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay has hired Bonnie Brooks away from Hong Kong-based luxury chain Lane Crawford to run its department store business.
The appointment follows the Hudson’s Bay buyout last month by Purchase, N.Y.-based private-equity fund NRDC. In addition to The Bay, Hudson’s Bay operates the Zellers, Home Outfitters and Fields chains.
Bon-Ton CEO Gets Extension
York, Pa. Bon-Ton Stores announced Tuesday that Byron L. “Bud” Bergren will continue to serve as president and CEO of the department-store chain until Feb. 5, 2010. He was previously expected to serve as president and CEO through Jan. 31.
“Our board has been very pleased with Bud’s vision, leadership and execution since he joined Bon-Ton five years ago, and, therefore, we have requested Bud continue as president and chief executive officer,” said Tim Grumbacher, executive chairman of the board.