Appliance, electronics and furniture retailer hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced that CMO Julie Lyle has been named the 2015 chairperson for the Global Retail Marketing Association Advisory Board, which caters to C-level executives of worldwide retailers.
As chairperson, Lyle will lead the GRMA, playing a decisive role in the development of strategic initiatives. Lyle succeeds Brian Beitler, executive VP and CMO of David's Bridal, who acted as chairman from 2012 to 2014. Lyle will serve as senior advisor to Stephanie Fischer, president and CEO of GRMA, as well as lead the GRMA member selection process to ensure the organization remains a community of leading CMOs and executive decision makers. Press Release