National Roofing Partners Hires Vice President

Coppell, Texas — National Roofing Partners (NRP), the leading network of commercial roofing contractors in North America, has hired Tony Rader as vice president. Rader will be directing a new NRP team focused on telecommunications rooftop services that will be serviced by the tier-one network of the NRP roofing contractor network.

SMS Assist Hires New Chief Marketing Officer

Chicago — SMS Assist has hired Jodi Navta as its new chief marketing officer. She will be responsible for leading SMS Assist’s marketing and communications efforts in support of the company’s rapid growth. Most recently, Navta was global chief marketing officer of Coyote Logistics, a Chicago-based third-party logistics service provider that grew its annual revenue during her tenure from approximately $300 million to over $2 billion.

Master-Bilt Appoints Director of National Accounts

New Albany, Miss. — Master-Bilt®, manufacturer and supplier of a full line of commercial refrigeration, has promoted Bret Eldridge to director of national accounts, effective June 11, 2018. Eldridge is the current regional sales manager for the Midwest and northeastern part of the United States as well as eastern Canada.

Eddie Bauer Names New President

Seattle — Eddie Bauer has named Damien Huang as its new president. An 8-year veteran of the company, Huang most recently was Eddie Bauer's senior vice president of merchandising & design. In his new role, he will report to Mike Egeck, chief executive officer of PSEB, a new operating company composed of Eddie Bauer and PacSun.

The Heritage Group Names New Senior Director

San Diego — The Heritage Group welcomes Scott Kirkpatrick as a senior director of the San Francisco division. Kirkpatrick is a Certified Property and Real Property Administrator with over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate in the areas of property management, asset management, leasing, construction management and property repositioning. His property management experience includes overseeing a variety of office, industrial and retail properties throughout Northern California.

Petco Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

San Diego — Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. has named Ron Coughlin as its new chief executive officer, effective June 18, 2018. Coughlin joins the company from HP Inc., where he served for 11 years, most recently as president of personal systems.

Rue21 Appoints New President and CEO

Warrendale, Pa. — r21 Holdings, Inc. (rue21) has appointed Laurie Van Brunt president and chief executive officer, effective June 25, 2018. Also, Michele Pascoe has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Stephen Sommers has been named senior vice president and chief marketing officer.

Planet Fitness Appoints Chief Development Officer

Hampton, N.H. — On June 12, 2018, Planet Fitness, Inc. appointed Ray Miolla as chief development officer. He will be responsible for driving strategic initiatives to fuel Planet Fitness' overall system-wide growth, overseeing market analysis, planning and development, real estate, construction and design, and franchise sales.

B.GOOD Appoints New CEO

Boston — B.GOOD, which offers great tasting, locally sourced burgers, bowls, salads and smoothies, has appointed Chris Fuqua as the company’s new chief executive officer. He assumes day-to-day leadership of the company following more than 8 years at Dunkin’ Brands, where he served in a variety of leadership roles including marketing, operations, supply chain and strategy.

Lowe's Names President and CEO

Mooresville, N.C. — Lowe's Companies, Inc. has named Marvin R. Ellison as president and CEO, effective July 2, 2018. He will also join Lowe's board of directors at that time. Ellison succeeds Robert A. Niblock, who previously announced his intention to retire. The Lowe's board has also appointed Richard W. Dreiling, a director of Lowe's since 2012, as chairman, effective July 2, 2018.

A. O. Smith Names SVP, International

Milwaukee — Global water technology company A. O. Smith Corporation has named Aninda DasGupta senior vice president-international. He will also serve as chairman and president of A. O. Smith Holdings (Barbados) SRL, located in Hong Kong SAR.

Fransmart Hires Restaurant Industry Veteran

Alexandria, Va. — Fransmart, the leading global franchise developer behind the explosive growth of The Halal Guys and Five Guys Burgers & Fries, has brought on industry veteran Michael D’Arezzo. As part of the Fransmart team, D’Arezzo will assist Fransmart’s founder and president, Dan Rowe, in developing and growing the company’s existing portfolio of emerging restaurant brands.

Macy’s Names New Chief Financial Officer

Cincinnati — Macy’s, Inc. has appointed Paula A. Price as chief financial officer, effective July 9, 2018. She will succeed Karen Hoguet, who plans to retire at the end of the 2018 fiscal year. Hoguet will remain with Macy’s in an advisory role until February 2, 2019.

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