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 Laura Heller at [email protected] and we will feature it here at the end of each week.
> Paul V. Beesley has been named CFO at Hudson's
Bay Company effective June 2014. Most recently he
served in a number of executive roles with Empire
Company Limited. Press release
> Gregg Steinhafel has resigned as Target CEO
effective immediately. The company has appointed
CFO John Mulligan as interim president and CEO.
> Matt Lynch has been named SVP and CIO of Rite Aid. Most recently, Lynch served as senior VP and CIO for Dick's Sporting Goods. Press release
> Paul DeSantis has resigned as CFO of Bob Evans Farms Inc. effective May 16. Alan Ashworth, will serve as interim CFO and treasurer while Bob Evans Farms' board of directors conducts a search for DeSantis' replacement. Press release
> Brendan Foley has been named president of U.S. consumer at McCormick & Company effective June 2, 2014. Most recently he served as the zone president for Heinz North America. Press release
> Barbara Rentler has been named CEO of Ross Stores. Rentler has served as president and CMO of Ross Dress for Less since December 2009 and assumes her new role June 1. Story