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chief merchandising officer

Top merchant, marketer appointed by Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has appointed Joseph Hartsig as chief merchandising officer and Adam Holyk as chief marketing officer. The chain also named Steve Turner vice president and chief information officer. All three will start in their new positions on April 1. Hartsig and Holyk will report to Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) co-chief operating

Walgreens taps merchandising, marketing chiefs

Walgreens taps merchandising, marketing chiefs

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has appointed Joseph Hartsig as chief merchandising officer and Adam Holyk as chief marketing officer for Walgreens. WBA said Friday that Hartsig and Holyk will start in their new positions on April 1. Both executives will report to WBA co-chief operating officer Alex Gourlay and join the Walgreens

Jeremy Gosch, executive vice president, strategy, chief merchandising officer, Hy-Vee

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Jeremy Gosch, executive vice president of strategy and chief merchandising officer at Hy-Vee, has been at the center of three major initiatives that the company has introduced over the past year to ensure that the retailer remains relevant in the lives of its customers. Hy-Vee’s rollout of an apparel line,

Walmart puts muscle behind Made in the USA push

Walmart puts muscle behind Made in the USA push

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart surprised suppliers at its third “Made in the USA Open Call” event, promising that it would say yes to virtually every product pitched. “At a minimum, we’re putting every item pitched in open call on Walmart.com,” said Steve Bratspies, chief merchandising officer for Walmart U.S. The promise came during the opening

Sobeys names Castonguay head merchant

Sobeys names Castonguay head merchant

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Veteran Home Depot executive Lyne Castonguay has been named chief merchandising officer at Sobeys Inc. She will oversee all aspects of Sobeys go-to-market strategy, with responsibility for category management, marketing, data insights, research, procurement, private label and merchandising as well as the company’s digital strategy. The retailer’s operations include the Nova

Target tabs Tritton top merchant

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. has hired Mark Tritton as its chief merchandising officer, a role that gives him oversight of the company’s buying; product design and development; sourcing; and store ­displays. Tritton succeeds Kathee Tesija, a Target veteran who spent seven years in the top merchandising role. A native of Australia, Tritton most recently served