Lowe’s Canada names president
Mooresville, N.C. — Lowe’s Cos. said Friday that Sylvain Prud’homme will join the company as president of Lowe’s Canada, effective March 25.
Prud’homme replaces Alan D. Huggins, who is returning to the United States as Lowe’s VP international operations.
Prud’homme comes to Lowe’s from Loblaw Co., where he served in EVP roles in operations and merchandising.
Claire’s names chief marketing officer
Chicago — Claire’s Stores announced Friday that Dina Keenan has been appointed global SVP and chief marketing officer, effectively immediately.
Keenan’s experience in marketing strategy, brand development, advertising and retail include stints at Bath & Body Works, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salons & Spas, and Bozell Worldwide.
One of the initial focuses for Keenan will be to align her organization to support the global brand needs of Claire’s and Icing, the company said.
Claire’s names new marketing head
CHICAGO — Claire’s Stores has named Dina Keenan as global SVP/chief marketing officer.
Keenan recently joined the company, and is a proven marketing executive with more than 20 years of global experience in marketing strategy, brand development, advertising and retail. Her unique cross-disciplinary background comprises both agency and client side experience including The Integer Group, Bath & Body Works, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salons & Spas and Bozell Worldwide. The CMO position reports into Jim Fielding, CEO.
Jim Fielding, CEO of Claire’s Store’s Inc. commented, "We are very pleased to announce that Dina Keenan has joined Claire’s as global chief marketing officer. Dina possesses a compelling combination of leadership skills and marketing acumen, both of which will play a critical role in helping us achieve our future growth objectives. She also truly understands the power of branding across multiple platforms and brings a fresh perspective to continuing our conversation with our Claire’s and Icing friends. I am thrilled to have her join the talented senior management team at Claire’s."