Macy’s Names Deputy General Counsel
Cincinnati Macy’s Inc.’s board of directors has elected Ann Munson Steines to the new position of VP, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary, effective immediately. She will be based in Cincinnati and report to Dennis J. Broderick, the company’s general counsel and secretary.
Munson Steines currently serves as divisional VP and associate general counsel at Macy’s. She joined the company in April 1998 as assistant counsel in employment law and has risen through positions of increasing responsibility.
She will oversee Macy’s regional law offices in Atlanta, New York, St. Louis and San Francisco, as well as benefits attorneys and Cincinnati-based employment lawyers.
Before joining Macy’s, Munson Steines was a senior attorney for labor and employment law.
Private label Wal-Mart milk now hormone free
BENTONVILLE, Ark. Wal-Mart’s private label Great Value milk brand is now being sourced from cows that have not been treated with artificial growth hormones, and will be available at Wal-Mart Stores and Sam’s Clubs.
Wal-Mart reported that while the FDA has stated that cows treated with rbST pose no risk to human health, its customers have asked for milk choices.
“We value our customers’ opinions and understand how important variety is in all aspects of the business,” said Pam Kohn, senior vp and general merchandise manager for Wal-Mart Stores. “We’ve listened to customers and are pleased that our suppliers are helping us offer Great Value milk from cows that are not treated with rbST.”
Callahan to retire from Cabela’s
SIDNEY, Neb. Cabela’s has announced that Michael Callahan, senior vp of business development and international operations, will retire from the company effective May 17. He has agreed to remain as a consultant to assist with the transition.
“Mike has had a very successful career at Cabela’s and will leave a positive mark on our Company’s history,” said Dennis Highby, Cabela’s president and ceo. “Mike was instrumental in our growth in retail and was personally responsible for leading the team that took our retail store count from nine to 26, as well as leading our expansion into Canada.”
Callahan joined Cabela’s in 1990 and held numerous leadership positions in merchandising and marketing as well as serving as senior vp of retail operations.