Levin names VP, CFO
North Plainfield, N.J. — Levin Management Corp. said that Timothy G. DeCola has been named VP and CFO of the company, replacing the retired Harold Harris.
DeCola joins Levin from Pettinaro Construction Co., where he served as CFO. He will be responsible for all aspects of corporate finance and risk management at Levin for company-owned and managed properties as well as for real estate tax and financing reviews.
Mobile commerce tech company gets new CEO
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Revel Touch, a technology provider in the mobile commerce space, has named Joe Davis as CEO.
Davis previously served as president and CEO of Coremetrics (acquired by IBM) and held executive roles at Nortel, PeopleSoft and IBM. As CEO of Revel Touch, he will be responsible for driving the company’s accelerating growth.
"Joe brings deep expertise in retail and enterprise technology, and a proven record in scaling companies to meet accelerated client demand," said Mar Hershenson, founder of Revel Touch. "It is a tremendous pleasure to welcome him to the team as we continue to build out our touch-commerce platform and innovate the new era of shopping."
At Coremetrics, Davis was charged with the company’s turnaround, including a change in product strategy and a complete rebuilding of its technology, infrastructure and management team.Before joining Coremetrics as president and CEO, he led worldwide development, strategy, marketing and customer support operations for the CRM business arm within PeopleSoft, the world’s second-largest enterprise application software company. Prior to his tenure at PeopleSoft, Davis served as president of Nortel Networks’ eBusiness division, where he held full P&L responsibility for a division of 1,500 employees and over $300 million in revenues. Most recently, he served as CEO of SupportSpace, which provides premium technical support services to consumers through contracts with major OEMs and retailers.
Food Lion exhibit gives kids taste of grocery biz
SALISBURY, N.C. — The future grocers of America will get a taste of what its like to work in the industry, thanks to a new, interactive exhibit by Food Lion on display at the Children’s Museum in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Children will be able to go behind miniature-sized counters and cash registers and pretend they are checking out customers. They will also be able to experience three preparation areas to further allow them to imagine they are Food Lion associates.
"Food Lion is proud to launch this interactive exhibit for the community where children can learn first-hand about what it’s like to be in a Food Lion grocery store," said Allen Frost, Food Lion’s director of operations for the Winston-Salem. "This exhibit will allow them to experience the everyday operations of a grocery store in a fun, interactive way."