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Player's Scorecard

Appointments and personnel changes since Spring Market (up to Oct. 3, 2005)

The following list is arranged by company name, with individual entries — which are divided into "new hires/promotions" and "departures" — listed by the issue date of executive change. Obituaries are not included.

828 International

New hires/promotions:

• Morris, Tom: named Northeast regional manager, 4/25/2005.

ADI

New hires/promotions:

• Grimes, Mark: named director of design, 4/11/2005.

• Healy, Kathleen: named sourcing/marketing manager, 4/11/2005.

American Century Home

New hires/promotions:

• Bass, Myron: joined, 9/5/2005.

• Morris, Susan: joined, 9/5/2005.

American Pacific

New hires/promotions:

• Salisbury, Jack: named CEO, 4/11/2005.

Departures:

• Block, Greg: stepped down as CEO, 4/25/2005.

American Textile Company

New hires/promotions:

• Tipton, Rhonda, named senior product manager, 9/12/2005.

American Trim Manufacturing

New hires/promotions:

• Paust, Robert: named assistant sales, marketing and product development manager, 6/6/2005.

Aussino USA

New hires/promotions:

• Brooks, Lesley: named stylist/designer, 5/30/2005.

Baltic Linen Co.

New hires/promotions:

• Fuentes, Veronica: named vice president of sales, 6/20/2005.

• Lipton, Rick: named director of bath coordinates, 6/20/2005.

Bardwil Linens

New hires/promotions:

• Salway, Stephanie: named design director of kitchen textiles, 9/12/2005.

• Zemser, Amy: named vice president of sales and marketing, 8/15/2005.

Barrow Industries

New hires/promotions:

• Shaw, Cara: named product development manager/designer, 8/15/2005.

• Vega, Stacey: named vice president, home fashions division, 8/15/2005.

Beacon Hill

Departures:

• Murphy, Erin: resigned as vice president, 4/11/2005.

Bianca USA

New hires/promotions:

• Lyon, Garry: named managing director, 9/26/2005.

Big Lots

New hires/promotions:

• Bachmann, Lisa: named senior vice president of merchandise planning, 9/5/2005.

• Fishman, Steve: named chairman, CEO and president, 6/13/2005.

BJ’s Wholesale Club

New hires/promotions:

• Wilson, Richard: named senior vice president of general merchandise, 9/19/2005.

Blair Corporation

New hires/promotions:

• Pitorak, Larry: named interim chief financial officer, 9/12/2005.

Blue Ridge Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Crippen, John: named senior vice president of brand sales, 9/12/2005.

• Lin, John: named executive vice president of marketing, 9/12/2005.

Bluefly Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• Matson, Brad: named chief marketing officer, 9/26/2005.

Bomar Industries

New hires/promotions:

• Boyle, Kyle: named president and CEO, 5/23/2005.

Bon Marche

New hires/promotions:

• Bynum, Judy: named independent representative, 6/13/2005.

Brunton International Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• Jennings, Jeff: named vice president of sales, 8/22/2005.

Capel Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• Birnbach, Eric: named president and CEO, 9/19/2005.

Departures:

• Capel Jr., A. Leon: retired as co-CEO, 9/19/2005.

• Capel, Jesse: retired as co-CEO, 9/19/2005.

• Capel, Arron: retired as co-CEO, 9/19/2005.

CHF Industries

New hires/promotions:

• Cafaro, John: named senior vice president of merchandising, 7/25/2005.

• Paternostro, Santo: named director of sourcing, 7/25/2005.

• Young, Donna: named design director for bath division, 7/11/2005.

Cotton Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• Kametches, Mark: promoted to associate director, 5/2/2005.

• Tyndall, Mike: named senior director for Latin America, 5/2/2005.

Departures:

• Pelczar, Dean: retired as senior director, global product marketing, 5/2/2005.

Covington Industries

Departures:

• D’Ascoli, Peter: resigned as vice president, co-director of creative services, 5/9/2005.

Creative Bath

New hires/promotions:

• Geise, Liz: named executive sales manager, 8/15/2005.

• Goldberg, Susi: named design director, 8/15/2005.

• Lakin, Henny: named vice president of product development, 8/15/2005.

• Slali, Greta: promoted to administrative and marketing manager, 4/11/2005.

• Weiss, Bob: named sales and marketing director, 8/15/2005.

• Weiss, Bob: named national account executive, 4/11/2005.

Cresc Corp.

New hires/promotions:

• Edie, Bud: promoted to executive vice president of sales, 5/30/2005.

• Keo, Joy: promoted to head service and support team, 5/30/2005.

• Reese, Craig: named operations manager, 5/30/2005.

• Ringstad, Renee: promoted to executive vice president of merchandising, 5/30/2005.

Croscill Home

• Sapanara, Susan: joined, 8/8/2005.

Culp Inc.

• Anile, Dominick: named vice president of sales, 6/6/2005.

Dan River

New hires/promotions:

• Haygood, Keith: named vice president of national sales, 9/19/2005.

• McLam, Scott: named vice president of sales, 4/25/2005.

• Meek, Susan: named vice president of corporate licensing, 9/19/2005.

• Whittam, Don: named vice president, sales and marketing, 9/19/2005.

Datacolor

New hires/promotions:

• Hipps, Chris: named director of sales, 7/11/2005.

Design Within Reach

New hires/promotions:

• La Honta, Ken: added title of chief operating officer, 9/19/2005.

• Poseley, Tara: named president and CEO, 9/19/2005.

Elrene Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Siegel, Bryan: promoted to president, 4/25/2005.

• Siegel, Craig: promoted to executive vice president, 4/25/2005.

Departures:

• Siegel, Mark: stepped down as president, 4/25/2005.

Family Dollar

New hires/promotions:

• Sullivan, Barry: promoted to senior vice president of store operations, 6/6/2005.

• Vickers, Michael: promoted to vice president of store operations, 6/6/2005.

Departures:

• Alexander, David: resigned as president and chief operating officer, 8/8/2005.

Famous Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Robinson, Jim: named head of sales and service in Texas, 4/11/2005.

Federated Department Stores

New hires/promotions:

• Greiner, Julie: promoted to chairman and CEO of Macy’s Florida, 7/11/2005.

• Hoguet, Karen: named executive vice president and chief financial officer, 5/30/2005.

• Kaplan, Janice: promoted to executive vice president, merchanise strategy, 5/23/2005.

• Osborn, Michael: named president and chief operating officer of Macy’s Home Store, 8/8/2005.

Feizy Rugs

New hires/promotions:

• Feraco, Stacy: named regional sales manager, 9/12/2005.

Financo, Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• Greenberg, Joyce: named managing director, 7/11/2005.

FIT

Departures:

• Appel, Anne: named chairperson of the Home Product Developments Department, 9/19/2005.

• Pratt, Christine: retired as chairperson of the Home Product Developments Department, 4/25/2005.

Foss Manufacturing

New hires/promotions:

• Dellinger, Jeff: named managing director of Fiber Business Unit, 4/11/2005.

Garden Ridge

New hires/promotions:

• Collazo, Judy: named divisional merchandising manager, 8/22/2005.

• Harmon, Bill: named vice president, marketing and technology, 6/20/2005.

• McNabb, Mary: named CEO, 5/23/2005.

• Pruitt, Mark: promoted to vice president of store operations, 7/25/2005.

• Railey, Hilton: promoted to vice president of new business development, 8/22/2005.

• Sowder, Bill: promoted to regional manager, 8/22/2005.

•Taylor, Rick: promoted to regional manager, 8/22/2005.

• Troy, Linda: promoted to vice president, general merchandising manager, 8/22/2005.

Glen Raven

New hires/promotions:

• Barbuto, Linda: named senior designer, 9/12/2005.

GLM

New hires/promotions:

• English, Colvin: named director of craft marketing, 8/22/2005.

GTT International

New hires/promotions:

• Spencer, Bill: named national sales and marketing manager, 7/25/2005.

Hancock Fabrics

New hires/promotions:

• Mahoney, Marscia: named vice president, 6/27/2005.

• Smith, Dinah: named vice president, 6/27/2005.

HFI

New hires/promotions:

• Bell, Amy: named vice president, 4/25/2005.

• Zuber, Neil: named executive vice president, 4/25/2005.

Highland Fabrics

New hires/promotions:

• Nahoun, Neil: named partner, 8/15/2005.

Hollander Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Shi, Hongyong: named sourcing manager, 7/11/2005.

• Webster, Amy: named vice president of basic bedding, 9/5/2005.

Home Dynamix

New hires/promotions:

• Holmes, Cynthia: named product development category manager, 9/5/2005.

Home Source International

New hires/promotions:

• Sorgeloos, Scott: named warehouse and distribution manager, 4/25/2005.

Hunter Douglas Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• Kass, Ron: named president of design products group, 5/23/2005.

JCPenney

New hires/promotions:

• Holland, Alan: named buyer of made-to-measure window, 4/25/2005.

• Theilmann, Michael: named executive vice president of human resources, 5/16/2005.

• Van Brunt, Laurie: named vice president, director of brand management, 7/25/2005.

JLA Home

New hires/promotions:

• Jackson, David: named vice president of merchandising, 4/25/2005.

• Huckaby, Brent: named national accounts manager, 8/15/2005.

• Huckaby, Evalina: named vice president, merchandising, 8/15/2005.

• Onadein, Tayo: named vice president of design, 5/30/2005.

Jo-Ann Stores

Departures:

• Carney, Brian: resigned as executive vice president, chief financial officer, 9/19/2005.

• Gentile Sachs, Valerie: resigned as executive vice president, general counsel, 9/19/2005.

JPMA

New hires/promotions:

• Halak, Michael: named to board of directors, 7/25/2005.

• Hutsell, Jeff: named to board of directors, 7/25/2005.

• Keimach, Andy: elected as vice chairman of board of directors, 7/25/2005.

• Mariotti, Kelly: elected as treasurer of board of directors, 7/25/2005.

• Masker, Greg: named to board of directors, 7/25/2005.

• Schuman, Greg: named to board of directors, 7/25/2005.

• Sparno, Tom: named to board of directors, 7/25/2005.

• Suvak, Bill: elected chairman of board of directors, 7/25/2005.

Karsten America

New hires/promotions:

• Hirtenkauf, Darlan: named chief operating officer, 4/25/2005.

Keeco

New hires/promotions:

• Sager, Debbie: named Midwest regional sales manager, 4/25/2005.

• Smith, Louis: named merchandise manager for fashion bedding, 4/25/2005.

• Spadone, Allison: named merchandising manager for basic bedding, 4/25/2005.

KN Karen Neuburger

New hires/promotions:

• Bazinet, Lisa: promoted to vice president of marketing, 7/25/2005.

Leggett & Platt

New hires/promotions:

• Sczubelek, Stephen: named executive vice president of sales and marketing, 8/22/2005.

Li & Fung USA

New hires/promotions:

• Maddalene, Scott: promoted to senior vice president for the Cannon brands, 5/16/2005.

• Toolan, Jack: promoted to executive vice president of the home group, 5/16/2005.

• Ventricelli, Ron: promoted to executive vice president of operations, 5/16/2005.

Linens 'N Things

New hires/promotions:

• Gilmartin, Jane: named executive vice president, chief merchanding officer, 7/25/2005.

Longdi Textiles Co.

New hires/promotions:

• Silvia, Dick: named general manager, U.S. sales and marketing, 8/8/2005.

Lowe’s Companies

New hires/promotions:

• Canter, Nick: promoted to executive vice president of store operations, 6/6/2005.

• Edwards, Bill: promoted to vice president of store operations, 7/11/2005.

• Robinson, Doug: promoted to president of Lowe’s Canada, 6/13/2005.

• Stone, Larry: named senior vice president of merchandising, 6/6/2005.

Departures:

• Pond, Dale: retired as senior vice president of merchandising, 6/6/2005.

Meijer

New hires/promotions:

• Kaspar, Ray: named merchandise manager of soft home, 9/5/2005.

Nano-Tex

New hires/promotions:

• Riley, Wendy: named vice president of business development, 9/5/2005.

Natco Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Levi, Neil: named vice president of design over bedding, 6/6/2005.

National Curtain

New hires/promotions:

• Druckman, Darrel: named director of sales, 6/13/2005.

Nien Made

New hires/promotions:

• Larsson, Nils: named director of national accounts, 9/12/2005.

• Mitchell, Jeff: named sales manager for Home Depot account, 9/12/2005.

• Rowlands, John: named to accounts division, 9/12/2005.

Nourison

New hires/promotions:

• Foster, Kevin: named account executive for North and South Carolina, 5/30/2005.

NRF

New hires/promotions:

• Manson, Joan: named chairwoman, 8/15/2005.

Orian Rugs

New hires/promotions:

• Horlacher, Bill: named national sales manager, 5/16/2005.

• Howell, Jim: named sales manager for the Studio division, 5/16/2005.

• VanderWerf, Brian: named vice president of sales, 6/13/2005.

Oriental Weavers

New hires/promotions:

• Riley, Mike: promoted to president, 9/12/2005.

P&A Marketing

New hires/promotions:

• Hughes, Dale: named vice president of global sourcing, 7/11/2005.

P.Kaufmann, Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• Sardelli, Albert: joined, 9/19/2005.

Parimatex Group

New hires/promotions:

• Reid, Marcia: named sales executive, 6/27/2005.

• Richards, Brian: named national accounts manager, 7/25/2005.

• Shah, Iftikhar: named quality assurance director, 8/8/2005.

Park B. Smith, Inc.

New hires/promotions:

• McDowell, Diane: named director of marketing and planning, 5/23/2005.

• White, Jim: promoted to executive vice president, supply chain, 5/23/2005.

PHI

New hires/promotions:

• Keryk, Wendy: named regional sales manager, 4/11/2005.

• Sedestrom, Kirsten: named creative director, 9/12/2005.

Pierre Deux

New hires/promotions:

• Ryan, Heather: named vice president of sales and marketing, 5/16/2005.

QVC

New hires/promotions:

• Ronning, Randy: named executive vice president, chief merchanding officer, 8/15/2005.

Redcats USA

New hires/promotions:

• Whitehead, Jim: Named vice president of Brylane Home division, 5/2/2005.

Departures:

• Iodice, Anita: resigned as vice president, 5/2/2005.

Renaissance Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Botwinick, Alan: named sales manager, 9/5/2005.

Restoration Hardware

New hires/promotions:

• Hamer III, Robert: appointed to board of directors, 9/5/2005.

• Jukes, Murray: named acting chief financial officer, 9/5/2005.

Departures:

• McKay, Patricia: resigned as executive vice president, chief financial officer, 9/5/2005.

Richloom

New hires/promotions:

• Soloniuk, Glenda: named head of worldwide sourcing network, 7/11/2005.

Roth & Tomkins

New hires/promotions:

• Roth Tomkins, Laurie: named managing partner, 9/5/2005.

• Tomkins, John: named president, 9/5/2005.

Saks Inc.

Departures:

• Jones, George: resigned as president and CEO of department store group, 9/5/2005.

• Martin, Brian: resigned as general counsel, 5/16/2005.

• Scully, James: resigned as executive vice president of human resources, 8/22/2005.

• Watros, Donald: resigned as chief administrative officer, 5/16/2005.

• Wright, Donald: resigned as chief accounting officer, 5/16/2005.

Sears Holdings

New hires/promotions:

• Crowley, William: added title of chief administrative officer, 9/12/2005.

• Lewis, Aylwin: named CEO and president, 9/12/2005.

• Whitsett, Peter: promoted to senior vice president, 7/25/2005.

Departures:

• Lacey, Alan: stepped down as CEO to become vice chairman, 9/12/2005.

Sears, Roebuck and Co.

New hires/promotions:

• Chow, Joan: promoted to vice president and chief marketing officer, 7/25/2005.

• Taake, Janet: named vice president and general merchandise manager, 4/25/2005.

• Ryman, Steve: named vice president, home brands, 4/25/2005.

Sferra Bros.

New hires/promotions:

• Jacobs, Jeffrey: named executive vice president of sales, 4/25/2005.

Shaw Industries

New hires/promotions:

• Curtin, Jim: promoted to vice president of sales, Shaw Living, 9/19/2005.

• Robertson, Bruce: named sales manager for Canada, Shaw Living, 6/13/2005.

Departures:

• McLeod, John: resigned, 7/25/2005.

ShopKo Stores

New hires/promotions:

• Carlsruh, Jim: named divisional vice president of home, 6/13/2005.

Departures:

• Duncan, Sam: resigned as president and CEO, 4/25/2005.

Softline Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Luino, Kelly: named senior vice president of production, 5/23/2005.

Springs Industries

New hires/promotions:

• Honeyman, Kris: named president of decorative flooring division, 4/25/2005.

Stein Mart

New hires/promotions:

• Jones, Kassie: named vice president, general merchandise manager, 6/13/2005.

• Newland, Libby: named merchandise manager of linens, 7/11/2005.

Stylemaster

New hires/promotions:

• Neivert, Craig: named sales manager, 9/26/2005.

Sunham Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

• Pienczykowski, Jolanta: named art director, 4/25/2005.

Swavelle/Mill Creek

New hires/promotions:

• Devany, Susan: named fashion director, 7/11/2005.

• Hanfling, Richard: named president, 8/15/2005.

Departures:

• Hazen, Al: retired, 9/19/2005.

Textile Fabric Associates

New hires/promotions:

• Devany, Susan: named design director, 7/11/2005.

The Bombay Company

New hires/promotions:

• Holmes, Patsy: promoted to vice president of stores, 7/25/2005.

• Lewis, Justin: named senior vice president, chief marketing officer, 7/25/2005.

Departures:

• Priddy, Brian: resigned as executive vice president of operations, 7/25/2005.

The Home Depot

New hires/promotions:

• DeAngelo, Joe: promoted to executive vice president, 9/5/2005.

• Ellison, Marvin: promoted to senior vice president, logistics, 9/5/2005.

• Liebert, Carl: named executive vice president, 9/5/2005.

• Taylor, Tom: named executive vice president, merchandising and marketing, 9/5/2005.

Departures:

• Patterson, Bill: retired as president of Home Depot Asia, 9/5/2005.

The Robert Allen Group

New hires/promotions:

• Almond, Christy: named director of fabric design, 6/20/2005.

• Cross, Jolie: named operating vice president, public relations, 8/15/2005.

• Langlais, Andrea: named assistant in Essentials Upholstery Division, 6/20/2005.

• McInnis, Anne: named director of Robert Allen, 6/20/2005.

• Smarsch, Jessica: named manager of Robert Allen Essential, 6/20/2005.

• Templeton, Erin: named director of Beacon Hill, 6/20/2005.

Traditions by Pamela Kline

New hires/promotions:

• Marti, Judi: named vice president of sales and retail, 6/6/2005.

USA Baby

New hires/promotions:

• Kozubowski, Tom: named director of retail advertising, 9/26/2005.

USA-ITA

New hires/promotions:

• Zane, Bob: elected chairman of board of directors, 8/15/2005.

Valdese Weavers

New hires/promotions:

• Bolton, Al: named international sales director, 6/6/2005.

• Clifton, Martha: promoted to marketing director, 6/6/2005.

• Crisp, Joel: named director of global operations, 6/6/2005.

• Moss, Mark: named international product and technical manager, 6/6/2005.

• Parrish, Cynthia: added title of international sales liaison, 6/6/2005.

Veratex

New hires/promotions:

• Cho, Sandy: named designer, 6/20/2005.

• Gregg, Danielle: named design director of rugs, 9/19/2005.

• Kennedy, Kevin: named head of flooring division, 7/11/2005.

• Massie, Patricia: named designer, 6/20/2005.

VF Corporation

New hires/promotions:

• Vicari, Maria: named president of Nautica global licensing, 6/13/2005.

VSG Home

New hires/promotions:

• Fine, Jeffery: named executive vice president, 7/11/2005.

• Kumpel, Mark: named operations and independent sales manager, 7/11/2005.

• Varriale, Richard: named vice president of strategic accounts, 7/11/2005.

Wal-Mart

New hires/promotions:

• Cast, Carter: named president of Walmart.com, 6/20/2005.

• Castro-Wright, Eduardo: named president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, U.S.A., 10/3/2005.

• Duke, Mike: named vice chairman, 10/3/2005.

• Fleming, John: promoted to executive vice president, chief marketing officer, 5/2/2005.

• Goodman, Mark: named executive vice president of marketing, 10/3/2005.

• Johnston, Greg: named executive vice president, Sam’s Club, 10/3/2005.

• McMillon, C. Doug: promoted to president and CEO of Sam’s Club, 8/22/2005.

• Menzer, John: named vice chairman, 10/3/2005.

• Quinn, Stephen: named senior vice president of marketing, 9/5/2005.

• Spragg, Greg: named vice president, merchandising, 10/3/2005.

Departures:

• Turner, Kevin: resigned as president and CEO of Sam’s Club, 8/8/2005.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products

New hires/promotions:

• Avent, Lisa: named vice president of worldwide marketing, 7/11/2005.

W-C Designs

New hires/promotions:

• Sperber, Rich: named vice president of sales and marketing, 9/19/2005.

WestPoint Home

New hires/promotions:

• Engel, Jeff: named chief operating officer, 9/19/2005.

• Moerman, Hillel: named interim chief financial officer, 9/26/2005.

Departures:

• Dale, Bob: let go as president of bed and bath division, 9/26/2005.

• Dupuy Sears, Lester: resigned as chief financial officer, WestPoint Home, 9/26/2005.

World Market Center

New hires/promotions:

• Branscome, Tim: named director of international business development, 4/25/2005.

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