Rich Lauer to oversee operations for The Spiegel Group
November 13, 2001-- Home Textiles Today,
Downers Grove, IL — The Spiegel Group has named Rich Lauer as vp, operations, with oversight of Distribution Fulfillment Services Inc. , Spiegel Group Teleservices (call centers) and Spiegel-Hermes General Service LLC (provider of third-party global logistics).
He also will continue to serve as president and ceo of DFS, which handles catalog and e-commerce fulfillment and distribution, as well as retail distribution needs for Spiegel, Eddie Bauer and other Spiegel Group ventures. Lauer replaces David Boothby, who resigned from the company.
Lauer helped establish DFS in 1995 and was named president in 1999. He first joined The Spiegel Group as manager of operations support for Eddie Bauer in 1987.