99 Cents Only names Shields to board
January 1, 2001,
CITY OF COMMERCE, CA -Discount retailer 99 Cents Only Stores has announced that John Shields, the chairman and ceo of California-based Trader Joe's Company, has joined the 99 Cents Only Stores board of directors, effective January 1.
Shields joined Trader Joe's in 1987 as president and became ceo in 1989. Previous positions include vp of operations at Mervyn's Department Stores and senior vp at Macy's California.