Chutes & Ladders: Target hires new CISO, Abercrombie's first brand president

Welcome to this week's Chutes and Ladders, our roundup of hirings and firings throughout the industry. Please send the good wordor the badfrom your shop to Laura Heller at [email protected] and we will feature it here at the end of each week.


Brad Maiorino has been namedas Target's first chief information security officer. He was previously in charge of global information security at General Motors. Story






Christos Angelides has been tapped as Abercrombie's brand president, a new position for the company. He will be responsible for financial performance and customer-facing activities. Story




> Joel Anderson has resigned as CEO of to join teen retailer Five Below. He takes over as president of the retailer alongside Eric Specter, who has been named chief administrative officer. Story

> Fernando Madeira is taking over the role of CEO for Previously, he was president of Walmart's Latin American e-commerce division. Story

> J. Christopher Michael is retiring from his role as president and CEO at Associated Wholesalers Inc. He has been at the company for 41 years and will be succeeded by Matthew Saunders. Press release

Tim Schulz has been named SVP of product management at Bigcommerce, a commerce platform for growing emerging brands. He most recently led strategic partnerships and business development strategy for Google's Product Listing Ads. Press release