Tiffany’s general counsel to step down
New York — Patrick B. Dorsey, general counsel and secretary of Tiffany and Co. since 1985, has decided to retire from the company effective May 22. On that date, Leigh M. Harlan will be promoted to the position of senior VP, secretary and general counsel with responsibility for the company’s worldwide legal affairs.
Harlan will report to Michael J. Kowalski, Tiffany’s chairman and CEO. Harlan, 37, came to Tiffany in 2012 from Cravath, Swaine & Moore, a New York City law firm, where she practiced corporate, transactional and finance law.
ECommera names Gartner analyst as marketing chief
London – Big Data technology provider ECommera has named Kevin Sterneckert as chief marketing officer. Sterneckert, who most recently served as the lead retail analyst for Gartner, brings with him more than 20 years of experience in retail leadership.
As Gartner research VP, Sterneckert oversaw analysis of hundreds of retail-focused software solutions each year. He formerly served as the senior director of global product strategy at Oracle Retail, and as the VP of retail for DemandTec. His retail experience includes serving as CIO of a billion-dollar grocer and managing the operations development in the US, as well as directing the supply chain activities in Mexico City for Walmart Supercenters.
“Hundreds of software companies and retailers have relied upon Kevin over the past decade to guide their technology capabilities, hone their commerce prowess and achieve success in this rapidly changing retail market,” said Andrew McGregor, CEO of ECommera. “ECommera is on the leading edge of a monumental shift in the industry, and Kevin is an industry thought leader and authority who can amplify the ECommera brand worldwide to achieve our growth objectives.”
Retail Store of the Year 2014 Winners
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