Chutes & Ladders: Weis Markets, Michael Kors name new leadership

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.


> Karen Cate has been named CFO of Coffee
Bean & Tea Leaf.
  She most recently served as
VP and controller of Trader Joe's Company.
Press release





> David W. Gose has been named SVP of
operations at Weis Markets. He most recently
served as senior director and regional general
manager at Walmart Ohio. Press release





> Cathy Marie Robinson has been named SVP of global operations at Michael Kors Holdings Limited. She had been SVP, chief logistics officer at Toys R Us. Press release

> Jeff Schroeder has been named VP of operations at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. He most recently served as the VP of Brewery Restaurants for Karl Strauss Brewing Co. Press release

> Anthony N. Thompson has been named CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. He most recently served as president and COO at Papa John's International, Inc. Press release

> Thomas R. Giacalone has been named VP of e-commerce at Vera Bradley, Inc. He most recently served as VP of omnichannel strategy and e-commerce operations for OfficeMax. Press release

> Andrew Rees has been named president of the Crocs brand. Rees also will assume the role of principal executive officer until the company's search for a permanent CEO is successfully concluded. Rees joins Crocs from LEK Consulting, a global management consulting firm. Press release