Former Borders President Joins PacSun Board
Anaheim, Calif., Pacific Sunwear of California announced that former Borders Group president and vice chairman George Mrkonic has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.
Mrkonic served as president of Borders from December 1994 until January 1997, as vice chairman from 1994 to January 2002, and as a director from 1994 to 2004.
Bon-Ton Names New EVP
York, Pa., On the same day that it unveiled its latest real estate strategies, Bon-Ton Stores has also announced senior-level management changes.
Bon-Ton announced Tuesday afternoon that Barbara Schrantz, 49, senior VP for merchandise planning, will become executive VP for stores, replacing retiring executive VP James Zamberlan.
Schrantz’s new post becomes effective Feb. 29, as Zamberlan is slated to retire at the end of fiscal 2007.
Guess Names New Head of Europe Business
Los Angeles, Guess Inc. said Monday Massimo Macchi will join the company as the new president of its European business in December.
Macchi was most recently CEO of clothing company Gianfranco Ferre and executive VP of IT Holdings, which develops and manages brands.
Guess said Macchi will be responsible for overseeing all European operations and will lead the company’s strategic initiatives in Europe and the Middle East.