Goody’s Hires Former Limited Executive
Knoxville, Tenn., Goody’s Family Clothing Inc. on Monday named a former Limited Brands executive as its new CEO. Chuck Turlinski, who for the past three years was the CEO of The Limited Brands Inc., spent the past 10 years as a senior manager in various divisions of Limited. He will assume the new job on Feb. 14.
Merchant Risk Council to Hold Conference
Seattle, The Merchant Risk Council (MRC), an association for preventing online fraud and promoting secure e-commerce, will hold its 5th annual conference March 12-15, 2007, at the Wynn Las Vegas.
The conference attracts CFOs and risk-management professionals from the retail industry, e-commerce payment and risk-management vendors, credit-card and alternative-payment company representatives, as well as law-enforcement professionals.
Information about the conference can be found on www.merchantriskcouncil.org/conference.
Appointment at Ann Taylor
New York City—, Ann Taylor Stores Corp. has hired George Sappenfield as senior VP, real estate and construction. He is responsible for all aspects of the retailer’s real estate strategy and construction activities.
Sappenfield most recently was with Asset Strategies Group, a real estate consulting firm.