Wal-Mart exec joins World Affairs Council board
Washington, D.C. — Walmart VP of global technology services and strategic partnerships Fumbi Chima has been elected to the World Affairs Council – Washington, D.C., board of directors.
Chima is responsible for Walmart’s vendor management office, project management office and its global technology services office in India, as well as the IT asset management team.
“[Chima’s] commitment to global education, female mentoring and international communications will be a decided asset to our organization’s expansion program,” said Edie Fraser, WAC-DC’s chairperson.
Chima serves numerous leadership volunteer roles, including Walmart’s Women’s Resource Council, STEM Innovation Task Force and the African American Officer Caucus.
City Sports Boston store to open this week
Boston — City Sports announced that it will open its latest retail store this week at 225 Franklin Street, marking the company’s eighth store in its hometown Boston market and first in the city’s financial district.
The Franklin Street store will open the week of Sept. 9, giving a fresh look to the space once occupied by State Street. This will be the brand’s second new store in the Boston area this year, following the opening of City Sports’ Chestnut Hill location at The Street this past spring.
"As we continue our long-term growth plans, we are thrilled to be opening our newest store at Franklin Street, right in the center of our home city," said City Sports president and CEO Eddie Albertian.
Located in the heart of Boston’s Financial District, the 8,000-ft. Franklin Street space spans two floors with the majority of the sales area contained on the lower level in the original location of the State Street bank vault. The retail space will pay homage to the original vault along the staircase connecting the two levels with a 16-ft. installation that includes over 2,000 real pennies.
Tuesday Morning names 24-Hour fitness exec as new CFO
Dallas — Tuesday Morning Corp. said it has appointed Jeffrey Boyer as executive VP, chief administrative officer and CFO, effective immediately. Boyer fills both the existing chief administrative officer vacancy and replaces outgoing CFO Stephanie Bowman.
Boyer previously was CFO, then COO of 24 Hour Fitness Worldwide, and has also served as CFO of Michael’s Stores and Kmart Corp.