The Nu-Era Group Names Heidmann CFO, Promotes Wetzel
The Nu-Era Group, a global supplier of retail fixtures and displays, has named Stan Heidmann CFO and promoted Tom Wetzel to director of operations.
Wetzel, who previously served as controller, has been with the St. Louis-based retail fixture provider for 15 years and will now oversee IT, logistic and personnel operations, as well as inventory analysis and operational maintenance of Nu-Era’s 180,000-sq.-ft. distribution center located in north St. Louis city.
In his new role, Heidmann will oversee all accounting and financial operations and work to streamline The Nu-Era Group’s operational efficiencies both domestically and overseas. Heidmann, who brings more than 10 years accounting and finance experience, most recently served as CFO of Edge Flooring in Dalton, Ga.
Heidmann comes to The Nu-Era Group from Atlanta where he lived with his wife and three children. He holds an MBA from Webster University in St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Pep Boys Names Interim CEO to Permanent Spot
Philadelphia Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack said Monday it named interim CEO Michael R. Odell its permanent CEO.
Odell was picked for the interim spot April 23 after the company’s previous CEO, Jeff Rachor, stepped down to become a principal in an automotive-dealership venture. Odell also sits on the company’s board of directors, Pep Boys said.
Charming Shoppes Appoints Fashion Bug President
Bensalem, Penn. Charming Shoppes Monday announced that Jay H. Levitt has been appointed president of the company’s Fashion Bug brand, effective immediately.
From 2001 through 2005, he was the president and CEO of May Merchandising and May Department Stores International, based in St. Louis. Previously, he had held the position of president and chief executive of Robinsons May.