Former Meijer president tapped by Duckwall
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, July 2, 2008
Abilene, Kan. – Rural general merchandiser Duckwall-ALCO Stores has named former Meijer president Lawrence Zigerelli its new president and ceo.
Prior to his work with Meijer, a pioneer of the supercenter retail concept, Zigerelli served stints at Procter & Gamble and CVS. He has a total of 27 years of domestic and international experience with leading retail and consumer product companies.
Duckwall-ALCO chairman Royce Winsten noted that, “underscoring his commitment to the company,” Zigerelli is also investing his own capital to purchase company shares at yesterday’s market price.”
With the move, cfo Donny Johnson continues as evp and cfo; he had served as interim ceo for the last several months.
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