Batteries Plus Expands Store Development Team

Hartland, Wis. — In response to the strong third quarter which saw the signing of 20 new store agreements, bringing the brand’s total signings for the year to 66, Batteries Plus has made substantial additions and promotions to its store development team.

Sevan Names New Chief Commercial Officer

Downers Grove, Ill. — Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. has named David Hendrix as its first chief commercial officer (CCO). Hendrix will lead the organization to grow Sevan’s sales and client opportunities while overseeing business development and marketing. Hendrix joins Sevan

99 Cents Only Stores Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Los Angeles — 99 Cents Only Stores LLC has appointed Periclis “Perry” Pericleous as chief financial officer, effective November 15, 2021. Pericleous, an accomplished retail executive, will be responsible for the company’s key finance functions, including accounting, financial reporting, financial

Bloomin’ Brands Names New Chief Technology Officer

Tampa, Fla. — Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. has appointed Astrid Isaacs to chief technology officer for Bloomin’ Brands. She will lead the company’s technology strategy and platforms, while overseeing the IT, digital and loyalty teams. Isaacs will also join the executive

IMPACT Strategies Adds Market Development Manager

Fairview Heights, Ill. — Cole Loftus joins the team at IMPACT Strategies in the newly created position of market development manager. In his new role, Loftus will continue in IMPACT’s core purpose of developing industry relationships by identifying, qualifying and

Boot Barn Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Irvine, Calif. — Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. has appointed a new chief financial officer, Jim Watkins, effective November 1, 2021. Watkins has worked at Boot Barn in a variety of roles since October 2014, most recently as the company’s senior

Levi Strauss & Co. Makes Management Changes

San Francisco — Levi Strauss & Co. has made a change of leadership in its commercial organization. Sanjeev Mohanty, senior vice president and managing director of South Asia-Middle East and Africa for Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.), will become the

JCPenney Welcomes New CEO

Lewisville, Texas — Texas — JCPenney has appointed Marc Rosen as chief executive officer, effective Nov. 1, 2021. Stanley Shashoua, Simon’s chief investment officer, has been appointed as executive chairman of the board of directors after serving as interim CEO

The Home Depot Names EVP, Supply Chain and Product Development

Atlanta — The Home Depot has named John Deaton executive vice president of supply chain and product development, effective November 1, 2021. He replaces Mark Holifield, who has accepted a role as CEO of a U.S.-based last-mile delivery firm after

25-year Franchise Veteran Joins Fransmart Leadership Team

Alexandria, Va. — Fransmart, a global franchise development company, is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of seasoned food industry executive Don Baruch as vice president of franchise support operations. Baruch brings more than 25 years of franchise development

Retail Builder McAlpine Contracting Names Director of Construction

New York, N.Y. — McAlpine Contracting, a general contracting and construction management firm active in New York, New Jersey, Vermont and Puerto Rico, has promoted Mark Montalvo to director of construction. Montalvo previously served as senior project manager. The firm

Jack in the Box Names Chief Technology Officer

San Diego — Jack in the Box, Inc. has named Doug Cook as senior vice president and chief technology officer after an interim stint in the same position. Cook brings more than 20 years of industry experience to Jack in

IMPACT Strategies Opens Cincinnati Office, Appoints New Project Director

Fairview Heights, Ill. — IMPACT Strategies, a premier provider of construction management, pre-construction management, general contracting and design-build services, has opened its new Cincinnati, Ohio, office. Additionally, IMPACT has appointed Patrick Mason as project director/market leader in the new office.

Westwood Contractors Names New Director of Operations

Fort Worth, Texas — Westwood Contractors has added Michael Roop as director of operations, effective October 4. From its headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, Roop will be directly responsible for supervising the company’s project management team and the general field

Leading Sports Retailer Lids Promotes SVP to President

Indianapolis — Leading sports retailer Lids has promoted Britten Maughan to president. He has been a key factor in Lids’ continued growth since he joined the company in 2019. In his role as a senior vice president, marketing and partnerships,

BBQ Holdings Hires New VP of Franchise Sales and Real Estate

Minnetonka, Minn. — BBQ Holdings, Inc., the multi-brand restaurant company behind concepts such as Famous Dave’s and Granite City Food and Brewery, and the newly acquired Village Inn and Bakers Square, has hired Manny Packing as the brand’s new vice

Chico’s FAS, Inc. Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Fort Myers, Fla. — Chico’s FAS, Inc. has appointed Patrick J. (PJ) Guido as its new chief financial officer, effective September 20, 2021. He will report directly to Molly Langenstein, chief executive officer and president of Chico’s FAS. Guido has

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Names Chief Operations Officer

Atlanta — Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a leading national fast-casual cafe franchise known for its better-for-you smoothies and food with a tropical twist, has promoted its former senior vice president of operations, Richard Key, to chief operations officer, effective immediately. Key

Hibbett Promotes its Chief Merchant to Executive Vice President

Birmingham, Ala. — Hibbett, Inc., an athletic-inspired fashion retailer, has promoted Jared Briskin to executive vice president, merchandising, effective immediately. A 23-year veteran of the company, Briskin will be responsible for merchandising, planning, allocation and supply chain. Briskin joined the

MOD Pizza Names New Senior Vice President, Operations

Seattle — MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC, a fast-casual pizza concept, has appointed Becky Mulligan to the role of senior vice president, operations, effective immediately. She brings to MOD over 25 years of experience at leading brands. In her

Sally Beauty Holdings Appoints New President and CEO

Denton, Texas — Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. has appointed Denise Paulonis as president and chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2021. She succeeds Chris Brickman who will be stepping down. Brickman will continue to serve as president and CEO of