UFC GYM Promotes President & Co-Founder to CEO

Newport Beach, Calif. — UFC GYM®, the first major brand extension of UFC®, the world’s premier MMA organization, has promoted Adam Sedlack to chief executive officer while the brand’s former CEO, Mark Mastrov, will move on as executive chairman. A

Chicken Salad Chick to Relocate Headquarters to Atlanta

Atlanta — Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only Southern-inspired, fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, plans to move its headquarters from Auburn, Ala., where it was founded in 2008, to Atlanta. The relocation is slated to take place during first quarter

Casper Expands Executive Leadership Team

New York City — Casper Sleep Inc., the award-winning sleep company, has made several leadership appointments, including Charles Liu as chief operating officer, Dara Williams as chief people and diversity officer, and George Poulios, vice president of retail, real estate

Walgreens Names Former Starbucks COO as Chief Executive Officer

Deerfield, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) has appointed Rosalind (Roz) Brewer as the company’s chief executive officer, effective March 15, 2021. Brewer will also join the WBA board of directors upon assuming the role. She succeeds Stefano Pessina

Taubman Names New Chief Financial Officer

Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — The Taubman Company LLC’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, Simon Leopold, will leave the company effective January 31. Taubman’s vice president, capital markets and treasurer, Benjamin Meeker, will be promoted to senior vice president,

Hy-Brid Lifts Names New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Richfield, Wis. — Hy-Brid Lifts, an industry leader in aerial lift equipment, has named Marshall Shaver as vice president of sales and marketing. Shaver’s responsibilities will include leading the sales and marketing team, growing the customer base and continuing to

URBN Makes Management Changes

Philadelphia — Urban Outfitters, Inc., a leading lifestyle products and services company which operates a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of Anthropologie, BHLDN, Free People, FP Movement, Terrain, Urban Outfitters, Nuuly and Menus & Venues, has made key management

Starbucks Details CFO Succession Plan

Seattle — Starbucks Corporation has announced that, after a more than 35-year career in finance, Patrick Grismer has decided to retire from his position as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective February 1, 2021. Rachel Ruggeri, senior

Biscuitville Promotes From Within to Name New CEO

Greensboro, N.C. — Kathie S. Niven, who joined Greensboro, N.C.-based Biscuitville Fresh Southern® in 2011 and became president in early 2018, has taken on an additional role as the company’s chief executive officer. Burney Jennings, who was formerly Biscuitville’s CEO,

Westwood Contractors Names New CEO

Fort Worth, Texas — Westwood Contractors has added Stefan Figley as chief executive officer, a role he officially assumed on December 7, 2020. Robert D. Benda, who has served as CEO since 2005, will continue with the company as chairman

Jack in the Box Inc. Names New Chief Financial Officer

San Diego — Jack in the Box Inc. has named Timothy Mullany as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective January 18, 2021. Mullany is a well-rounded finance leader with more than 20 years of experience in

DWM Facilities Maintenance Promotes Facility Solutions Manager

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has promoted Samantha Sommerman to facility solutions manager to further support the company’s new organizational structure. This promotion further supports DWM’s long term strategy to improve the customer experience and accelerate growth. “Samantha’s

California Pizza Kitchen Names New EVP and CFO

Los Angeles — California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has appointed Judd Tirnauer as executive vice president and chief financial officer. With over 25 years of experience mainly in the restaurant and retail business, including over 10 years in the CFO role,

DICK’S Sporting Goods Names Planned Leadership Succession

Pittsburgh — DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc., the largest U.S.-based, omnichannel sporting goods retailer, has named Edward W. Stack, chairman and chief executive officer, to assume the role of executive chairman and continue as chief merchant on February 1, 2021. He

ENTOUCH Names EVP, Sales & Marketing

Richardson, Texas — ENTOUCH Controls, Inc., an industry leader in smart building technologies, has selected Todd Brinegar as the company’s executive vice president of sales and marketing. Brinegar’s selection wraps up a competitive search process undertaken by Odgers Berndtson. “Todd

Powerhouse Names New Chief Financial Officer

Crowley, Texas — Powerhouse, a national construction, facilities maintenance and rollout service provider, has appointed Dianna MacDonald as chief financial officer. MacDonald joins Powerhouse from Authentix, a leading global authentication and information services nanotechnology company. She brings to the company

DWM Promotes Associate to Growth and Development Manager

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has promoted Alexandra (Allie) Meleco to growth and development manager. She previously served as associate account manager. In her new role, Meleco will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes and

Tapestry, Inc. Names Former Abercrombie COO as its New CEO

New York City — Tapestry, Inc., a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands (Coach, Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman), has appointed Joanne Crevoiserat as chief executive officer. She had served as the company’s interim CEO since

DWM Unveils New Organizational Structure and Executive Promotions

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Comprehensive Facility Solutions has formed a new organizational structure consistent with DWM’s long term strategy to improve the customer experience and accelerate growth. As part of the changes, DWM has established dedicated roles and responsibilities around

Tru Kids Brands™ Expands Global Leadership Team

Parsippany, N.J. — Tru Kids Brands™, parent of the Toys”R”Us® brand, has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Anand Shah as general counsel and Brian Maeda as chief business development officer. Shah returns bringing a wealth of experience in the retail

Chicken Salad Chick Appoints New Directors to Corporate Team

Auburn, Ala. — Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only Southern-inspired, fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, has named Marianna Magee as director of marketing and Jon Musser as director of supply chain. These additions to the brand’s rapidly growing corporate team

Sonic Automotive Bolsters E-Commerce Team

Charlotte, N.C. — Sonic Automotive, Inc., one of the nation’s largest automotive retailers, has added two industry leaders to its growing e-commerce team. Steve Wittman has joined as the company’s first chief digital retail officer, and Stephen Conrad has joined