Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Gifts & Dec, February 2, 2004
HSN promotes Marty Nealon
ST. PETERSBURG — Marty Nealon has been promoted to president, U.S., of the television and Internet retailer HSN (Home Shopping Network) from her position of executive vice president of merchandising, which she held since fall 2002.
Reporting to Thomas McInerney, CEO, HSN and electronic retailing, Nealon will oversee all aspects of HSN's U.S. business, including merchandising, hsn.com, television, marketing, finance, sales and service and operations.
She replaces Bob Rosenblatt, who has served as president for the past three years, and who will explore new interactive retailing opportunities within parent company IAC/InterActiveCorp.
"During the short time she has been with us, Marty has consistently demonstrated her remarkable talents as a strategic and well-rounded executive, but more importantly, as the visionary behind what ultimately drives this business — our products," said McInerney. "We're enthusiastic that Marty will now bring her tremendous leadership talents to bear on the entire U.S. business."
TJX hires Naylor, promotes Campbell
FRAMINGHAM, MASS. — The TJX Companies, Inc. has named Jeffrey Naylor executive vice president, chief financial officer, effective Feb. 2. Donald Campbell, 52, current chief financial officer, assumes the newly created position of executive vice president, chief administrative and business development officer.
Naylor joins TJX from Big Lots Inc., where he has been senior vice president and chief financial officer since 2001. Naylor has also held senior financial positions with Limited Brands, Sears and Kraft Foods Inc.
Campbell joined TJX in 1973 and held a series of financial positions prior to the company's restructuring as TJX in 1989, when he became chief financial officer.
Sears makes Detter SVP, GMM
HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL. — Roger Detter has been appointed senior vice president and general merchandising manager at Sears, responsible for home fashions, hardware and paint, lawn and garden, recreation and automotive.
He reports to Mark Cosby, president, full-line stores.
The vice presidents and general merchandising managers in those areas — including Barbara Pizzella, vice president, general merchandising manager, home fashions — will report to Detter.
He was formerly vice president, general merchandising manager, full-line stores, for Sears' Western region.
Saks appoints Frasch
BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Saks Inc. announced that Ron Frasch has joined the company, where he will concentrate on international opportunities and private brand development. He reports to R. Brad Martin, chairman and CEO.
With 30 years of retail experience, Frasch joins Saks from Neiman Marcus, where he was chairman and CEO of Bergdorf Goodman since April 2000. He has previously served as president of GFT USA and president and CEO of Escada USA.
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