President, CEO Leaves FreshDirect
New York City FreshDirect CEO and president Steve Michaelson has left the company. Previous to his post at FreshDirect, Michaelson served as senior VP of marketing and merchandising at Weis supermarkets. He has also served as the marketing VP at Wegman’s.
A spokeswoman at FreshDirect told Chain Store Age that an interim president and CEO has not been named.
Tween Brands President and COO to Resign
New Albany, Ohio Tween Brands Inc., which sells apparel for girls under the Limited Too and Justice brand names, said Monday that its secretary, president and COO Kenneth T. Stevens will resign effective June 27. The company will not fill the president and COO position after he leaves. Also, he is resigning from his position on the board or directors.
“In a series of discussions, I suggested to (chairman and CEO Mike Rayden) and he concurred, that the business was not evolving in a manner that required a COO at this time,” Stevens said in a statement.
Golfsmith Appoints CEO
Austin, Texas Golfsmith International Holdings Tuesday announced the appointment of Martin Hanaka as CEO. Hanaka had been serving as interim chief executive since Jan. 9, 2008, and has been chairman of the board since April 2007.
Hanaka became the chairman of Golfsmith in April 2007. He was the chairman of the board of The Sports Authority, Inc. from November 1999 until June 2004, and was its CEO from September 1998 until August 2003.