Macy’s hires more than 1K college kids
Cincinnati – As part of its annual Executive Development Program (EDP) and summer internship program, Macy’s Inc. has hired more than 1,000 college students this spring. Hires include 695 recent college graduates for full-time EDP positions, which serve as entry-level executive training positions.
In addition, 325 current college students have been hired for a variety of internships with Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s.
“We have invested aggressively in recent years to create the best retail executive training program in America, and we continue to build on our reputation as our industry’s premier training ground,” said Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s chairman, president and CEO.
Tiffany names Ludru senior VP of North America
New York – Anthony Ludru has been named senior VP of North America by Tiffany & Co.
Ledru, 40, has luxury industry experience including with Cartier in Latin America and the U.S., as well as serving as global VP of sales with Harry Winston International.
“As a member of the senior management team, Anthony will drive sales results in our largest region, composed of the United States and Canada, while contributing a key voice to the articulation of the global brand.,” said Tiffany executive VP Frederic Cumenal.
Foot Locker appoints Alvitti as chief HR officer
New York — Foot Locker Inc. has appointed Paulette Alvitti as senior VP and chief human resources officer. Alvitti will begin her new role on June 3 and oversee the development and delivery of global human resources, including compensation and benefits, organization and executive development/succession planning, employee engagement, talent management, human resources management systems, and corporate communications. She comes to Foot Locker from PepsiCo, where she spent 17 years, most recently serving as senior VP and chief human resources officer at PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa.
"I’m very excited to be joining Foot Locker, which is known for its dedication to superior customer service and valuing associates as our competitive strength," Alviti said. "I look forward to working with the human resources organization and Foot Locker’s leadership team to further develop our talent, diversity and culture to accelerate long-term growth."