Wal-mart U.S. Names New Merchandising Chief (WMT) Oct 9, 2015 11:09AM

Wal-mart U.S., a unit of Wal-mart (NYSE: WMT), has appointed Steve Bratspies to chief merchandising officer for U.S. stores, effective Oct. 19, 2015. Bratspies will oversee all merchandise categories across more than 4,500 stores in the U.S. business. He will continue to report to Greg Foran, Walmart U.S. president and CEO.

"Steve is a true leader and an example of the rich talent that exists within the merchandise organization,” said Foran. “His outstanding... (continue reading...)

Sears Holdings (SHLD) Names New Home Services President Oct 9, 2015 10:00AM

Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced the appointment of Sean Skelley as president, Home Services. In his new role with the company, Skelley will be accountable for all aspects of the company's Home Services business.

Skelley's background includes over 20 years with Best Buy Co. Inc., where he progressed with increasing levels of responsibility, from stores to merchandising/category management, to business development and services. As senior vice president of services... (continue reading...)

Newell Rubbermaid (NWL) CCO, CDO Announce Resignations; Appointees Named Oct 9, 2015 09:59AM

Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) announced changes to its leadership team as the company continues to drive the Growth Game Plan into action. Effective January 1, 2016, Joe Arcuri, currently President, Home Solutions, will take on the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer, and Richard Davies, currently Chief Marketing and Insights Officer, will expand his responsibilities to assume the role of Chief Development Officer. Both Arcuri and Davies will report to... (continue reading...)

UPDATE: Wal-mart (WMT) Appoints Brett Biggs as EVP, CFO; Charles Holley to Retire Oct 9, 2015 09:19AM (Updated - October 9, 2015 9:19 AM EDT)

Wal-mart (NYSE: WMT) announced that Brett Biggs, 47, will succeed Charles Holley, who has elected to retire as the company's chief financial officer. The change will be effective Dec. 31, 2015, and Holley will stay on until Jan. 31, 2016, to help with the transition. Holley, 59, has served as Walmart’s executive vice president and chief financial officer since December 2010.

“Brett is a strong leader whose broad experience... (continue reading...)

Aimmune Therapeutics (AIMT) COO Raff to Retire; Successor Named Oct 9, 2015 09:04AM

Aimmune Therapeutics (NASDAQ: AIMT) announced that Aimmune’s Chief Operating Officer, Howard Raff, Ph.D., who joined the company as its second employee upon its 2011 founding as Allergen Research Corporation, will retire from his position on October 31, 2015. Dr. Raff will become a consultant for Aimmune, working on developing future product opportunities for food allergens.

Aimmune expects to announce a new Chief Operating Officer, with substantial commercial... (continue reading...)

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