PacSun’s Division President Resigns
Anaheim, Calif. Thomas M. Kennedy, division president of PacSun, is resigning from his position to pursue other interests.
Kennedy’s responsibilities are expected to be reassigned to members of PacSun’s existing management team.
Talbots Names COO
Hingham, Mass. The Talbots Inc. said Monday it named Michael Scarpa as COO, effective immediately.
Scarpa, 53, previously worked at Liz Claiborne Inc., where he served as COO and CFO, among other positions.
Talbots also said CFO Ed Larsen is retiring, effective Jan. 5. Once the 63-year-old Larsen retires, Scarpa will also assume the role of CFO.
Citi Trends Names President, COO
Savannah, Ga. Citi Trends Inc. on Monday named David Alexander president and COO, effective immediately.
Alexander, 51, was previously a consultant at private-equity company APAX Partners, and before that he was chief executive of PCA, which operates photography studios at Wal-Mart stores. He was president and COO at Family Dollar Stores Inc. from 2003 to 2005.
George A. Bellino was the most recent person to have the title of president. He retired as president and CMO in April. The COO position is new.