REI names senior executives for IT and e-commerce
Redmond, Wash. — REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) promoted Bill Baumann and Brad Brown to senior VP information technology, and e-commerce and direct sales respectively.
In addition, Kathleen Peterson has been named VP of REI Private Brands.
“Bill and Brad’s promotions recognize the strategic importance of the information technology and e-commerce divisions to provide the infrastructure required to support REI’s growth over the next five years,” said Brian Unmacht, REI’s EVP. “Kathleen’s remarkable 25-year career with premier global brands serves her well as she leads the expansion of our award-winning branded gear and apparel offerings.”
Jones Lang LaSalle expands retail services in Florida
Miami — Jones Lang LaSalle is enhancing the retail services it offers by adding boots on the ground in select local markets across the country, beginning with Florida. The firm will intensify its resources at the local level, leveraging its retail tenant solutions (RTS) capabilities – formerly known as Corporate Retail Solutions – to provide local market retail tenant representation services.
Effective immediately, John Lambert, who is based in Orlando, will assume oversight of the firm’s retail business throughout Florida, reporting directly to Steve Yenser, national director of retail markets.
Ross Stores makes executive appointment in real estate
Pleasanton, Calif. — Ross Stores announced that Glen Boyer, previously VP real estate market research, has been named group VP real estate market research & property management.
Glen joined Ross in April 1999 as senior real estate analyst. Since his hire, Glen has been instrumental in the rollout of 886 Ross Dress for Less and dd’s Discounts stores. He has played a significant role in successfully executing the company’s growth strategy over the past 13 years as we have grown to more than 1,150 Ross Dress for Less and dd’s Discounts locations combined.