Racine Industries Names Territory Manager
Racine Industries, Inc. hired Mark Herrmann as territory manager for Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana.
In this position, Herrmann will be responsible for increasing sales in his territory and is in charge of holding carpet and upholstery care seminars, training new customers and conducting equipment demos. He will report to Mike Wholihan, regional manger for the central division.
Previously, Herrmann worked as a sales and marketing intern with Metro Professional where he was responsible for product demonstrations and sales. Herrmann holds a marketing degree from Illinois State University.
J. C. Penney Names Marketing Director
Plano, Texas, J. C. Penney Co. has appointed Ruby Anik director of brand marketing and senior VP. Anik comes to the company from Best Buy Co., where she oversaw marketing communications as a senior VP. She joined Best Buy in 2000 and has spent 25 years in marketing.
Anik will be responsible for ensuring J. C. Penney’s marketing consistently reflects its strategy and style. She will report to chief marketing officer Mike Boylson.
Gottschalks Appoints VP, Logistics
Fresno, Calif., Gottschalks Inc. has appointed David Navarro to serve as VP, logistics. Navarro will join the company’s distribution-center team and will report directly to executive VP and COO, Gregory Ambro.
Navarro has more than 25 years of experience in distribution, logistics and corporate transportation. Prior to joining Gottschalks he worked for eight years with Liz Claiborne Inc., where he served most recently as director of corporate transportation and customer compliance, and director of corporate distribution.