Lands’ End Names New CEO

Dodgeville, Wis. — Jerome Griffith has been hired as chief executive officer of Lands' End, Inc. Griffith most recently served as president and chief executive officer at Tumi Holdings, Inc. He has also joined the Lands' End board of directors.

Interface Names Chief Financial Officer

Atlanta — Interface, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet, has appointed Bruce Hausmann as its new vice president and chief financial officer, effective April 10, 2017. He joins Interface from Aramark Corporation.

DineEquity, Inc. Names President Of Applebee's

Glendale, Calif. — DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, has appointed John Cywinski as president, Applebee's, effective March 9, 2017. He rejoins the company from Brinker International.

DineEquity CFO Resigns

Glendale, Calif. — DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP®, has accepted the resignation of its chief financial officer, Thomas W. Emrey, effective March 15, 2017. Emrey is leaving to accept the CFO position at Munchkin, Inc., a leading global infant products lifestyle brand.

Togo's Names Chief Concept Officer

San Jose, Calif. — Togo's Eateries, LLC has named Glenn Lunde chief concept officer (CCO). Lunde joins Togo's with more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant and retail business. He will lead marketing, brand strategy and concept development for the sandwich chain.  

Mattress Firm Hires New CMO

Houston — Mattress Firm, the nation's largest specialty bedding retailer, has hired Sicily Dickenson as the company's chief marketing officer (CMO).

Amerlux Appoints Director of Project Management

Oakland, N.J. — Amerlux has named Gary Harvey as director of project management, a newly created position, according to CEO/President Chuck Campagna. Most recently, he served as senior product manager for exterior lighting for Amerlux.

TGI Fridays Names New President & COO

Dallas — Longtime restaurateur Jerry Comstock has joined TGI Fridays™ as president and chief operating officer. In addition, Stephanie Perdue has joined the team as chief marketing officer; she comes to TGI Fridays from Taco Bell.

Fazoli's Names New Chief Financial Officer

Lexington, Ky.Fazoli's has made three new appointments within its corporate finance department, including the hiring of David Hasler as chief financial officer. Hasler spent the past 10 years in finance roles with Walmart, most recently as senior director of global treasury.

North American Roofing Appoints New CFO

Tampa, Fla. — North American Roofing Services, Inc., one of the largest national roofing companies, recently appointed Kaye Shuler as chief financial officer, effective January 30, 2017. She started her career as an accountant with prestigious firms EY, KPMG and Deloitte.

Tiffany & Co. CEO Steps Down

New York City — Frederic Cumenal has resigned as chief executive officer of Tiffany & Co., effective immediately. The search for a successor is underway. During this process, Michael J. Kowalski, chairman of the board of directors and previous CEO of Tiffany, will serve as interim CEO while continuing as chairman.

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