Sam’s Club Names VP, People Division
Bentonville, Ark. Sam’s Club has named Dedra Dogan to serve as VP of its people division. She is responsible for field human resources for the 110,000 associates in 595 Sam’s Clubs nationwide.
Previously, Dogan was the group VP of human resources at Winn-Dixie Stores. Dogan also served as director of human resources of AutoZone Stores, and from 1993 to 1999, she was employed by the Department of Defense, where she managed the civil service employment function for the Marine Corps Air Stations El Toro and Miramar in Southern California as each restructured under base realignment and closure.
Ann Taylor Names New President
New York City AnnTaylor Stores Corp. has appointed Christine M. Beauchamp to the position of president, Ann Taylor Stores, effective immediately. Beauchamp, who has been a strategic consultant to the company since earlier this year, succeeds Adrienne Lazarus, who is leaving the company.
Beauchamp was previously with Limited Brands, most recently as president and CEO of Victoria’s Secret Beauty.
Spartan Stores Names CEO
New York City Spartan Stores Inc. said Thursday its board of directors has appointed current president and COO Dennis Eidson to serve as CEO, effective Oct. 15.
Eidson will continue in his roles until then and retain the president title.
The company said Craig Sturken, currently the chairman and chief executive, will continue in his role as executive chairman of the board.
Eidson joined the company in 2003 as executive VP of marketing and merchandising. In 2007, he was appointed executive VP and COO, and then named to the board of directors as the company’s president.
Sturken was named president and CEO in March 2003. He was elected chairman that August.