Target taps media exec as senior VP, media and guest engagement
Minneapolis — In a move to further boost its marketing organization, Target Corp. has hired Kristi Argyilan as senior VP, media and guest engagement, effective June 2.
Argyilan comes to the Target from IPG Mediabrands where she was most recently the president at Magna Global, North America. She has also held senior positions with advertising and integrated marketing agencies including Arnold, Hill Holiday, and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.
At Target, Argyilan will be responsible for leading and integrating the company’s paid, earned, owned and shared media initiatives.
“Kristi is known nationally as a transformational, digitally savvy marketer. As Target continues to accelerate our efforts to innovate and evolve, her expertise in leveraging today’s dynamic media mix will help us connect with Target’s guests in new and different ways,” stated Jeff Jones, executive VP, chief marketing officer at Target.
Survey: Google and Costco tops in compensation and benefits
New York — Google and Costco Wholesale Corp. came out on top in a survey of large companies with the best compensation and benefits for workers by jobs site Glassdoor. Rounding out the top five were Facebook, Adobe and Epic.
The ranking was based on an online anonymous survey that asked employees to rate how satisfied they were with their pay and benefits on a scale of 1 to 5. Costco and Google both received a score of 4.4 out of 5. Google ranked higher than Costco only by fractions of a point.
In general, tech companies made a strong showing in the top 25 survey. Intuit came in at No. 6; Salesforce at No. 9; Microsoft at No.18; and eBay at No. 25.
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Stein Mart taps former Belk exec as director on e-commerce
Jackonsville, Fla. — Stein Mart on Thursday said it has appointed Sara Meza as director of e-commerce.
Meza came on board in April, following a 12-year tenure at Belk where she led the original launch of the retailer’s website business.