QVC names Jastrzebski CFO
West Chester, Pa. — QVC has appointed Ted Jastrzebski to the position of CFO. Jastrzebski, who will assume his new role in July 2013, will oversee QVC’s financial operations, reporting to Mike George, president and CEO of QVC. He spent the last eight years in global leadership positions at The Hershey Company, most recently serving as senior VP and president of Hershey Americas.
“Ted is a great addition to the QVC team," said George. "With more than 20 years of business and financial leadership experience, he will be an impactful addition to QVC’s already-strong leadership bench. We look forward to leveraging his extensive multi-national expertise as we continue to implement our global growth strategy."
RadioShack promotes Amschler to senior VP of franchise
Fort Worth, Texas – RadioShack Corp. has promoted Marty Amschler to senior VP of franchise.
Amschler, who has been with RadioShack since 2009, will continue overseeing dealer franchise operations and also provide senior leadership to the company’s commercial sales division and B2B sales team. He has close to 40 years of retail executive experience and previously held sales and franchise positions at companies including Kinney Shoe Corporation, The Athlete’s Foot and NexCen Brands.
"Since joining RadioShack in 2009, Marty has been instrumental in expanding the RadioShack brand across domestic and international markets, and we’ve seen tremendous growth through the strategic partnerships Marty has forged on behalf of our brand," said Joe Magnacca, RadioShack CEO.
Dick’s Sporting Goods opens Petaluma store
Pittsburgh – Dick’s Sporting Goods is opening a new store in Petaluma, Calif., with a three-day grand opening weekend celebration beginning Friday, June 7. The location be the retailer’s 28th store in the state of California and its 523rd nationwide.
"We’re pleased to be opening a new Dick’s Sporting Goods store in Petaluma, which will enable us to better serve the needs of athletes in the community," said Lauren Hobart , chief marketing officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods..