Stage Stores Appoints Exec to Board of Directors
Houston Stage Stores announced that Andrew Hall, who joined the company in February 2006, and serves as its president and COO, has been appointed to the board of directors.
Hall is filling the seat vacated by Michael McCreery, who retired from the board on March 28, 2008.
J. C. Penney President Joins Board of Directors
Plano, Texas J. C. Penney Co. announced that president and chief merchandising officer Ken C. Hicks has been named to the company’s board of directors.
Hicks was named president and chief merchandising officer in 2005, after joining the company in 2002 as president and COO of J.C. Penney stores and merchandise operations.Before joining J.C. Penney, he was president of Payless ShoeSource, Inc. (now known as Collective Brands, Inc.), from 1999 to 2002, where he oversaw all operations related to its 4,900 stores in seven countries.
Sears Holdings Names Presidents
Hoffman Estates, Ill. Sears Holdings Corp. announced that John W. Froman will join the company’s executive team as senior VP and president, Ttools and lawn and garden.
Froman was most recently with Namco, LLC, a regional chain of family recreation superstores, where he served as CEO for two years. Prior to Namco, he spent 19 years at Circuit City Stores, Inc., including a stint as executive VP and COO. Separately, the company promoted Douglas T. Moore to senior VP and president, appliances. Moore started with the company in June 2007 as senior VP, hardlines merchandising.