Senior VP Named for Macy’s Regional HQ
St. Louis Macy’s Inc. has named Betsy Zeino as senior VP, regional director of stores for the Midwest region. She will be based in St. Louis, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Zeino, who joined Macy’s in 1998, most recently served as regional VP of stores based in Houston.
In her new position, Zeino will be responsible for stores in St. Louis, Kansas City and Indiana.
The regional office in St. Louis was created as a result of the closure of Macy’s Midwest division headquarters.
Krupa in talks to represent Giantto
LAS VEGAS The Giantto Group, a Los Angeles-based jewelry company specializing in original custom jewelry, announced that it is in talks with supermodel Joanna Krupa to make her the new official spokesmodel for the group.
Krupa is set to make an appearance on June 1 at the JCK exhibition. A popular model, Krupa has appeared in GQ and FHM.
Big Lots names store ops vp
COLUMBUS, Ohio Big Lots has named Christopher Chapin as senior vp of store operations, effective immediately. Chapin will report to ceo Steve Fishman.
Chapin will oversee store standards, field operations, customer service, process development, and program implementation for the company’s 1,300+ closeout retail stores in 47 states.
Chapin most recently served as president of FacilitySource, a worldwide retail facility maintenance and management business headquartered in Secaucus, N.J. Previously, Chapin was with Limited Brands as vp of store operations and YUM Brands as national director of operations.