Big Lots names new ceo
Retail Editor 2 -- Home Textiles Today, April 30, 2013
Columbus, Ohio - Retail veteran David Campisi will succeed Steve Fishman as ceo of Big Lots, effective May 6.
Campisi was most recently chairman and ceo of Respect Your Universe (RYU), a publicly-traded company focused on performance apparel and equipment. Prior to that, he was with The Sports Authority for nearly 7 years, eventually becoming chairman and ceo. Earlier, he held executive level merchandising roles at Kohl's, Fred Meyer Inc., and Meier and Frank Company.
Said Campisi, "Big Lots has a unique niche as the largest broadline closeout retailer in North America, and after spending time with the Board of Directors, I am excited about the opportunities to build upon what Steve and the team has created."
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