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Thorn named Big Lots CEO

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Big Lots Inc. has named Bruce Thorn as president and chief executive officer. He is expected to officially take the positions by the end of September, when he will also be appointed as a director. Thorn succeeds David Campisi, who retired from his positions as board member, president and CEO in April.

Big Lots names Bruce Thorn as president, CEO

Big Lots names Bruce Thorn as president, CEO

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Big Lots Inc. has appointed Bruce Thorn president and chief executive officer.  Most recently, Thorn served as president and chief operating officer of Tailored Brands Inc., a leading specialty retailer of men’s tailored clothing and men’s formalwear. Following a transition period with Tailored Brands, Thorn is expected to be formally appointed president and CEO