Hibbett Sports Names Execs
Birmingham, Ala. Hibbett Sports has announced several VP promotions.
David Benck was named VP and general counsel. Jeff Gray was named VP of real estate, having previously served as director of real estate. Formerly director of merchandise planning, Michael McAbee was named VP of merchandise planning.
Kroger Creates Multi-Cultural Business Dev. Position
Cincinnati The Kroger Co. has named Angel Colon to lead multi-cultural business development for the company. In his new position, Colon will be responsible for enhancing Kroger’s approach to serving its diverse customer base.
Colon previously held leadership positions in sales and ethnic marketing for Goya Foods and The Kellogg Co.
GameStop President Resigns
Dallas GameStop Corp. president Steve Morgan will leave the company on May 2, according to the Dallas Business Journal.
Morgan “has made the decision to reapply his energy and drive outside of the company,” said GameStop spokesman Chris Olivera.
Morgan’s primary role as president was heading store operations in North America, including Guam and Puerto Rico.
Olivera said that with Morgan’s departure, the company has decided to make some strategic moves that include a shift of all U.S. store operations to COO Dan DeMatteo. All international store operations will continue to be led by CEO Dick Fontaine, but will now also include Canada.