Content about chief financial officer

March 10, 2014

Mobile and online sales will continue to drive growth for retailers in 2014.

March 7, 2014

Big Lots Inc. has promoted Timothy A. Johnson to executive VP, CFO. Johnson has served as CFO since 2012 with primary responsibility for all financial disciplines within the company including financial reporting and controls, treasury, risk management, tax, internal audit, financial planning and analysis, and investor relations.

February 27, 2014

An overwhelming majority of retail CFOs (96%) expect merger & acquisition (M&A) activity to increase or remain consistent with 2013 levels during 2014.

February 26, 2014

Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Eugene A. Castagna, previously CFO and treasurer, to the role of COO. Susan E. Lattmann, formerly VP of finance, will fill the CFO and treasurer spot.

February 13, 2014

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. has named Ed Record executive VP and CFO, effective March 24. He will succeed Ken Hannah, who will remain CFO through that date to ensure a smooth transition.

February 11, 2014

Retail CFOs are feeling more confident about the state of the consumer, forecast a 5.1% increase in total sales and a 4.8% increase in same-store sales this year, according to a new BDO USA survey.

February 10, 2014

Michael Culhane, CFO of Hudson’s Bay Company, has resigned following a leave of absence from the company.

February 4, 2014

John J. Mulligan, CFO and executive VP of Target, is publicly calling for U.S. businesses to adopt chip-enabled smartcards.

January 31, 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has promoted Jonathan E. Ramsden, currently the company's executive VP and CFO, to the position of COO, a new role at the company.

January 31, 2014

Dennis Hernreich, executive VP, COO and CFO of Destination XL Group Inc., has resigned to pursue new challenges and board member John E. Kyees has been named interim CFO.

January 17, 2014

A new survey by KPMG Capital reveal a stark disconnect between C-suite executives who realize the value of big data, but are unsure of how to effectively implement and manage their existing resource.

January 13, 2014

RadioShack is enlisting specialty retail industry veteran John W. Feray to help the company execute its turnaround strategy and has appointed him executive VP and CFO, effective Feb. 6.

December 26, 2013

Jeremy J. Aguilar has resigned as CFO and secretary of Hhgregg, effective Jan. 31.

December 2, 2013

Office Depot, formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, announced the appointment of Stephen Hare as executive VP and CFO, effective immediately.

November 25, 2013

Stater Bros. Markets has announced the promotion of David Harris to the position of executive VP finance, CFO and principal accounting officer of Stater Bros. Markets, effective Nov. 25.

November 15, 2013

Patrick F. McGuiness, CFO of Tiffany’s, has resigned his position effective Nov. 27, 2013. James M. Fernandez, 58, executive VP and COO of Tiffany’s, will assume the position of CFO on an interim basis.

October 7, 2013

Staples announced the appointment of John Buchta to VP, treasurer and tax. Buchta adds the role of treasurer to his current responsibilities as VP, tax, and will continue to report to Christine Komola, executive VP and CFO.

September 17, 2013

Starbucks Corp. said that Troy Alstead, CFO and chief administrative officer, has been promoted to CFO and group president, Global Business Services.

September 9, 2013

Tuesday Morning Corp. said it has appointed Jeffrey Boyer as executive VP, chief administrative officer and CFO, effective immediately.

August 1, 2013

Cache Inc. announced that Anthony DiPippa (“Tony”) will join the company as executive VP, CFO, on Aug. 7.

July 24, 2013

OfficeMax Inc. is promoting Deb O’Connor, senior VP of finance and chief administrative officer, to interim CFO.

July 24, 2013

Supervalu has named Bruce Besanko as the company’s executive VP and CFO, effective Aug. 7.

June 5, 2013

Devin I. Murphy has joined Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc. as CFO, treasurer and secretary.

June 4, 2013

QVC has appointed Ted Jastrzebski to the position of CFO. Jastrzebski, who will assume his new role in July 2013, will oversee QVC's financial operations, reporting to Mike George, president and CEO of QVC.

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