Chutes & Ladders: Big Lots, Ann Inc., Neiman Marcus name new leadership

Welcome to this week's Chutes and Ladders, our roundup of hirings and firings throughout the industry. Please send the good word--or the bad--from your shop to Nicole Melton at [email protected] and we will feature it here at the end of each week.


> Gary Muto has been named president
of Ann Inc. He had been president of Ann
Taylor Loft. Press release






> Richard Schuler will retire as Publix
Super Markets
' VP of distribution after 40
years of service effective May 2. Casey
Suarez has been named VP of distribution,
effective May 3. Suarez is currently the
director of warehousing. Press release




> Michael West has been named senior VP of distribution, logistics and fulfillment at Neiman Marcus. He was most recently senior VP of global logistics and distribution at Ann Inc. Press release

> Timothy A. Johnson has been promoted to exec-VP and CFO at Big Lots. He had been senior VP and CFO there. Press release

> Deena Varshavskaya has been appointed to the board of directors at Wet Seal. She is the is the founder and CEO of Wanelo. Press release

> Nancy Lublin has been appointed to the board of directors at Wet Seal. She is the CEO of Press release

> Adam Rothstein has been appointed to the board of directors at Wet Seal. He is the general partner at Disrupt-ive Technologies Partners. Press release

> Marc Pereira has been named vice president of technology at FreedomPay. He most recently served as a senior manager of developer and technology tools at eBay Enterprises. Press release

> Robert D. Mills has been named senior VP and CIO at Tractor Supply Company. He most recently served as CIO at Ulta Beauty. Press release

> Bill Rains has been promoted to area district VP at U-Haul. He most recently served as marketing company president of U-Haul Company of Central Michigan. Press release


Suggested Articles

Costco changes up its menu items, and Alibaba and Guess partner for a physical store.

Janey Whiteside, Walmart's new chief customer officer, is well acquainted with the importance of customer service in modern retail.

Whole Foods will offer deals on Amazon's Prime Day, and tariffs against China are causing pricing hikes.