Zale Names President
Dallas Zale Corp. on Tuesday said it named Theo Killon as president and Steve Larkin as executive VP and chief marketing and e-commerce officer.
Killon has served as executive VP of human resources, legal and corporate strategy since January.
Larkin has served as senior VP of e-commerce since January 2006.
Zale said the company’s e-commerce business has recorded strong, double-digit growth, hitting $55 million in annual revenue this year.
Smart Balance names marketing vp
PARAMUS, N.J. Smart Balance announced that Richard McWilliams has been named to the position of vp and general manager, core brands, reporting to Gregory Venner, evp and chief consumer officer. McWilliams will be responsible for leading the marketing efforts for the company’s core brands.
Before joining Smart Balance, McWilliams served as chief marketing officer for Trex Company, the country’s leading manufacturer of composite decking.
RealNetworks names new board member
SEATTLE Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks announced that Pradeep Jotwani has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.
“Pradeep is a great addition to our board,” said Rob Glaser, chairman and ceo of RealNetworks. “He brings a rare combination of breadth and depth that will serve RealNetworks well. I’m looking forward to working closely with Pradeep as we continue in our mission to enable consumers to enjoy digital entertainment whenever and wherever they are.”
Jotwani served as a senior executive at Hewlett-Packard for 17 years from 1990 to 2007. Most recently he was the senior vp and general manager responsible for the $16 billion printing supplies business. Prior to that, he founded and served as president for HP’s $15 billion consumer business.