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.
> Christine Day has been named CEO of Luvo, a
transformational lifestyle food brand. She most
recently served as CEO of Lululemon Athletica.
> Jamie Iannone has been named president
and CEO of SamsClub.com. He had been president
of digital products at Barnes & Noble. Story
> Jeff Parker has been named president of C-Stores and Small Format at Kroger. He was most recently Kroger's vice president of small format. Press Release
> Joseph O'Leary has retired as president and COO at PetSmart, Inc. David Lenhardt will assume the title of president and CEO. Press Release
> Nilesh Patel has been named senior vice president and president, Asia Pacific Region at Avon. He will also join the company's executive committee. He had been president, director and regional CEO of the ASEAN region at the Heinz Company. Press Release
> Chris Saridakis has resigned as president of eBay Enterprise, a division of eBay Inc. An external search will be conducted for a successor, the company said. Until the search is completed, Tobias Hartmann, vice president, omnichannel operations and International, will serve as interim head of eBay Enterprise. Press Release
> Tom Kelly has been named director of operations at Enmark Stations, Inc. following the retirement of longtime director of operations Jerry Morris. He had been division manager at Murphy USA. Press Release
> Joseph Boitano, group senior vice president and general merchandise manager of Saks Fifth Avenue, is leaving the company on Jan. 31. He is taking time off to pursue new ventures. Story
> Thomas L. Millner has been appointed to the board of directors at Best Buy. Millner is the president and CEO of Cabela's Inc. Press Release
> Gerald Storch has been elected as the new chair of the board of directors at Supervalu. Storch served as chairman and CEO of Toys R Us from 2006 to 2013. Story