RHYS Commercial appoints senior VP retail leasing
Stamford, Conn. RHYS Commercial has hired Jason Wuchiski as a senior VP in its Retail Leasing division and a member of its management committee.
In his new post, Wuchiski will be focused on representing both retailers and landlords throughout the tri-state marketplace. He was formerly a retail brokerage specialist at FirstService Williams.
Some of his current clients include Advance Auto Parts, AT&T Mobility, Five Guys Famous Burgers & Fries, Panera Bread, Massage Envy, SBC Restaurants, and landlords such as Gatto Development, The HB Nitkin Group and Phoenix Realty Management.
Wuchiski, 31, has closed in excess of $120 million in transactions since launching his commercial real estate career over seven years ago. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in business communication from Fairfield University and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Zales shakes up management
Dallas Struggling retailer Zale Corp. said Wednesday its CEO Neal Goldberg and other executives have left the company. The retailer said that in addition to Goldberg, chief merchandising officer Mary Kwan and chief stores officer William Acevedo have also quit, effective immediately.
President Theo Killion will now also serve as interim CEO of Zale, which operates Zales.com and about 1900 Zales jewelry stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Chief stores officer William Acevedo and chief merchandising officer Mary Kwan also left the company.
Gil Hollander, executive VP and chief sourcing and supply chain officer, has assumed the additional role of chief merchandising officer.
The company did not say why the management changes were made, but said they will “help facilitate renewed focus on Zale’s core diamond business.”
Gap appoints CIO
San Francisco Gap announced that Tom Keiser joined the company as executive VP and CIO. In this role, Keiser will lead the strategy to improve the business effectiveness of Gap’s global technology platform that spans brand, product and corporate employee systems.
Keiser most recently served as executive VP and CIO for Limited Brands, where he spearheaded a multi-year, transformational program to build a new business and technology operating model that supported both current and future business needs.