Chutes & Ladders: Executives depart from h.h. gregg, and more

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.


> Stephen Tryon has resigned from his position
as senior vice president at He is
leaving to pursue interests related to his book,
"Accountability Citizenship." Press release







> Gregg W. Throgmartin has resigned as
executive vice president and COO of h.h. gregg.
Throgmartin is leaving the company to pursue
outside interests and manage family businesses.  
Press release





> Ed Record has been named executive vice president and CFO at J.C. Penney. He will succeed Ken Hannah. Record was most recently COO at Stage Stores. Press release

> Guillaume Jesel has been named to the newly created position of senior vice president/general manager, global corporate innovation at Estée Lauder Companies. Jesel will transition from his current role as senior vice president, global and North America marketing for M·A·C Cosmetics to his new position, effective March 31, 2014. Press release

> Michael Culhane has resigned as CFO of Hudson's Bay Company. Donald Watros, president of HBC, has assumed the role of acting CFO. Press release

> Kevin Lyons has been promoted to senior vice president, e-commerce at h.h. gregg. Lyons joined h.h. gregg in May 2013 as vice president, e-commerce. Press release

> Laura Elkins has been named senior vice president, global and North American marketing at MAC Cosmetics. Elkins was formerly senior vice president of retail marketing for Ralph Lauren Corp. Source

> Denise Incandela has been named president of global digital and global e-commerce at Ralph Lauren Corp. Incandela, formerly executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Saks, will replace Eric Korman, who will be leaving the company following a transition period. Source

> Jeremy Darroch has been appointed to the board of directors at Burberry as a non-executive director. Darroch is CEO of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, a position he has held since 2007 having joined the company as CFO in 2004. Press release