Diane Sullivan is now CEO, president and chairman of the board of Brown Shoe Company. The company’s board of directors appointed her as chairman last June, and her new role became effective Feb. 2.
Vera Bradley has restructured its executive team and promoted key figures, effective immediately.
General Mills is adding a new line of products to its roster. Consumers in the United States can find more than 50 new items from the company on store shelves, with dozens more to launch in international markets.
L’Oréal Canada’s Javier San Juan has been appointed president of Latin America Hispanic Zone and president of L’Oréal Mexico.
R.G. Barry Corporation’s chairman of the board Gordon B. Zacks died at his Bexley home following a brief illness. He was 80.
The J. M. Smucker Company has named Kevin Jackson as VP and GM of foodservice effective May 1. Jackson succeeds Ken Miller, who is retiring on June 15, after 34 years with the company.
Whirlpool reported record earnings in 2013 for the full-year and three months ended Dec. 31, with net earnings more than doubling over 2012.
Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has named Frazer Middleton as chief information officer.
Pet360, a leading network of digital resources for pet owners, has appointed Jon Roska as VP of strategic partner development.
Intrix Technology, a leading payment processor, has named Peter N. Matino as chief sales officer, a newly created position.