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Players Scorecard: Companies

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.

ABC Carpet & Home

New hires/promotions:

McFarlane, Julia, dmm, linens, 10/28/02.

American Blanket Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Carleo, Diane, director of marketing for United Weavers of America, a sister company, added marketing director duties, 11/18/03.

Departures:

Ginn, John, vp, 11/18/03.

American Silk Mills

New hires/promotions:

Slough, Robin, vp, marketing and sales, 11/11/02.

Anchor Home

New hires/promotions:

Cafasso, Chet, national sales manager, 1/27/03.

Arlee

New hires/promotions:

Panko, Robert, vp, product development, 2/10/03.

Arley Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Reed, Kathy, design director, 12/2/02.

Ashford Court

New hires/promotions:

McLaurin, Roy, independent rep, named account manager, mid-tier retailers, 2/17/03.

Ballard Designs

New hires/promotions:

Handleman, Terry, buyer, bedding, bath, upholstery and fabric, 2/3/03.

Balta U.S.

New hires/promotions:

Prohm, Ron, national sales manager, 1/27/03.

Bardwil Linens

New hires/promotions:

McDonald, Melissa, designer, 12/23/02.

Barrow Industries

New hires/promotions:

Bell, Mitchell, sales manager, Merrimac Textile, 2/24/03; Duggan, John, manager, cut and sew business, home fashion and furniture, Merrimac Textile, 2/24/03; Fish, Bill, vp, sales manager, Merrimac Textile, 2/24/03; O'Shea, Dan, vp, exports, added vp, retail sales duties, Merrimac Textile, 2/24/03.

Barth and Dreyfuss

New hires/promotions:

Acerbo, Vivian, vp, design, specialty stores, 1/6/03; Allen, Karen, senior vp, product development, kitchen textiles, table linens, decorative pillows, 1/6/03.

Beacon Looms

New hires/promotions:

Cacella, Dan, senior vp, sales, 1/13/03; Lamken, Bob, senior vp, merchandising and marketing, 1/13/03; Sadinoff, Jonathon, director, strategic planning, 1/13/03.

Bed Bath and Beyond

Departures:

Papa, Chris, dmm, bath, 3/10/03.

Biederlack of America

New hires/promotions:

Durham, Tony, production and manager chief, 3/10/03; Harrison, Michelle, sourcing and product development manager, 3/10/03; Mizack, Roberta, product manager, sports logo products, 3/10/03.

Big Lots

New hires/promotions:

Zavada, John, senior vp, chief information officer, 2/24/03.

Departures:

Bromet, Steven, senior vp, chief information officer, 2/24/03.

Brunton International

New hires/promotions:

Sloane, Harvey, vp, sales, 3/3/03.

Burlington Industries

New hires/promotions:

Gorga, Joseph, executive vp, North America, 12/9/02.

Burlington Rug Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Moore, Kelly, vp, sales and national accounts, 3/10/03.

Carpet-Art-Deco

New hires/promotions:

Berberry, George, executive vp, sales and marketing, 12/16/02.

Departures:

Kershaw, Paul, executive vp, sales and marketing, 12/16/02.

Charles Craft

New hires/promotions:

Kivett, Douglas, national accounts manager, 12/9/02.

Departures:

Ayers, Dwayne, national accounts manager, 12/9/02.

Claridge Textiles International

New hires/promotions:

Lee, Shannon, founder, 12/2/02; Rosenfeld, Joe, founder, 12/2/02.

Colonial Williamsburg

New hires/promotions:

Kersey, Tammy, director, stores and direct marketing, 12/23/02.

Company C

New hires/promotions:

O'Leary, Jeannie, marketing director, 11/18/03.

Cone Mills

New hires/promotions:

Garner, Jim, named to head manufacturing, Cone Jacquards, 12/2/02; Wright, Larry, Cone Jacquards, general manager, 12/2/02.

Departures:

Finneran, Tom, senior vp, marketing and sales, Cone Jacquards, 12/23/02.

Cotton Incorporated

New hires/promotions:

Samber, Andrea, associate director, retail marketing, 1/20/03; Watson, Michael, vp, fiber quality research, 1/20/03.

Couristan

New hires/promotions:

Boltwood, Steve, territory manager, 3/10/03; Marinovich, George, territory manager, 12/2/02; McKay, Tom, territory manager, 12/2/02.

Covington Industries

Departures:

Mattera, Joe, president, Covington Fabrics, 11/11/02.

Cranston Print Works

New hires/promotions:

Gast, John, assistant manager, product development, Bercen, 11/11/02.

Departures:

Wright, John, president, Bercen, 12/16/02.

Croscill Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

Irwin, Lydia, designer, bath 1/6/03; Rojas, Jarad, graphic designer, 1/6/03; Wu, Catherine, head of quality control, Shanghai, 1/6/03.

Dan River Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

Marinucci, Gina, product manager, 2/10/03; McLam, Scott, regional sales manager, 2/10/03; Schlemmer, Marcus, sales representative, 2/10/03.

Delia's

Departures:

Weiss, Andrea, extended leave of absence, 10/21/02.

DeliciouStyle Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Stoughton, Denise, founder, 1/6/03.

Dollar General

New hires/promotions:

Shaffer, Donald, acting ceo, 11/18/03; Turner, Cal, chairman, 11/18/03.

DuPont

Departures:

Titus, Alan, vp, 12/23/02.

Ellery Homestyles

New hires/promotions:

Schultz, Marilyn, vp, product development and design, 12/16/02.

F. Schumacher

New hires/promotions:

Dombrosky, Jane, design director, home fashions, Waverly Lifestyle Group, 2/24/03.

Departures:

Pryor, Julie, design director, home fashions, Waverly Lifestyle Group, 2/24/03.

Family Dollar

New hires/promotions:

Alexander Jr., David, president, 1/20/03; Levine, Howard, president and ceo, 1/20/03; Levine, Leon, founder, chairman emeritus, 1/20/03.

Federated Department Stores

New hires/promotions:

Cody, Thomas, vice chairman, legal and human resources, 3/3/03; Cole, Tom, vice chairman, Federated Logistics & Operations, 3/3/03; Grove, Janet, vice chairman, Federated Merchandising Group, 3/3/03; Kronick, Susan, group president, regional department stores, named vice chairman, department store divisions, 3/3/03; Lundgren, Terry, president, coo and chief merchandising officer, added ceo title, 3/3/03.

Departures:

Zimmerman, James, relinquished ceo title, 3/3/03.

Feizy Import & Export

New hires/promotions:

Hashemi, Ray, vp, sales, 12/9/02.

Frank's Nursery & Crafts

New hires/promotions:

Szopinksi, Adam, president and coo, assumed chairman and ceo duties, 12/9/02.

Departures:

Fishman, Steve, chairman, ceo, 12/9/02.

Garden Ridge

New hires/promotions:

Onstead Jr., Randall, president, 2/3/03; Onstead Jr., Randall, ceo, 10/28/02.

Glenoit Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Donahue, Paul, vp, sales and marketing, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, 10/21/02; Kulla, Linda, merchandise coordinator, pillow division, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, 10/21/02.

Hellenic Rug Imports

New hires/promotions:

Phillips, Chris, vp, 2/24/03.

Hollander Home Fashions

New hires/promotions:

Edwards, Craig, senior vp, sales, 1/20/03; Mack, Beth, senior vp, pillows, 1/20/03.

Honeywell

New hires/promotions:

DiLucente, Tony, vp, Honeywell Carpet Fibers, 11/18/03.

HSN

New hires/promotions:

Armstrong, Steve, executive vp, general counsel, 12/2/02.

Departures:

Bozek, Mark, president, ceo, 12/16/02.

Hunter Douglas Window Fashions

New hires/promotions:

Bleil, Bill, regional program manager, 12/23/02; Kayser, Wendy, regional program manager, 12/23/02.

J.R. United

New hires/promotions:

Martineau, Larry, national sales manager, 1/13/03.

JCPenney

New hires/promotions:

Evans, Deborah, vp, private brands, 10/21/02.

Jo-Ann Stores

New hires/promotions:

Buscho, Chad, vp, store operations, 1/27/03; Jones, Becky, vp, gmm, hardlines, 1/27/03; Sachs, Valerie Gentile, executive vp, general counsel and secretary, 12/23/02.

Karen Neuburger Ltd.

New hires/promotions:

Eber, Dusty, president, KN Ltd., San Francisco Network and Eber International, 2/24/03.

Kea Capel Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Capel, Kea, founder, 3/3/03.

Kemco

New hires/promotions:

Rogers, Jim, president, ceo, 2/10/03.

Kennebunk Home

New hires/promotions:

Sandy, Donna, director, design, 11/11/02.

Kohl's Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Rowland, Debbie, buyer, table linen, 3/10/03; Montgomery, Larry, ceo, added chairman's title, Kohl's Corp., 2/24/03.

Departures:

Kellogg, William, relinquished chairman title, 2/24/03.

Kroger

New hires/promotions:

Webb, Darrell, president, Fred Meyer, 11/11/02.

Lanscot-Arlen

New hires/promotions:

Bellmore, Lee, director, upholstery and furniture merchandising, 12/16/02; Bolton, Al, director, international sales, 10/28/02; Stewart, Rodney, cfo, 12/16/02.

Linens 'n Things

New hires/promotions:

Silverstein, Steve, president, Linens 'n Things, 2/10/03.

Loomcraft Textiles

New hires/promotions:

McAdams, Sheri, director, design and merchandising, Loomcraft Tessuti, 11/11/02. Current, Greg, executive vp, marketing, 1/27/03.

Louis Hornick & Co.

New hires/promotions:

Pittman, Jerry, executive vp, sales, 2/10/03.

Louisville Bedding

Departures:

Krivobok-Johnson, Marliese, head designer, fashion products, 1/6/03

Lowe's Companies

New hires/promotions:

Hull Jr., Robert, senior vp, cfo, 2/3/03; Niblock, Robert, president, 2/3/03; Pond, Dale, senior executive vp, 2/3/03; Stone, Larry, executive vp, operations, 2/3/03.

Departures:

Tillman, Robert, chairman and ceo, relinquished president title, 2/3/03.

Mahdavi's

New hires/promotions:

Thompson, Mike, vp, sales, Southeast, 12/23/02.

Mascioni Italy

New hires/promotions:

Mascioni, Chiara, president, ceo, Mascioni USA, 2/10/03.

May Co.

New hires/promotions:

Williams, Carol, president, May Department Stores, 12/2/02,

Mohawk Home

New hires/promotions:

Moyer, David, national sales manager, rugs, 3/10/03; Murphy, Beth, business manager, Kohl's account, 12/16/02; Norman, Wayne, business manager, The Home Depot account, 3/10/03; Papa, Chris, business manager, Midwest, 3/10/03; Riley, Theresa, business manager, Southwest, 3/10/03; Stavros, Diana, business manager, Lands' End account, 12/16/02; Tierney, Michael, vp, sales, 12/2/02.

Departures:

Cwirko, Kathleen, vp, national accounts, 3/10/03; Fein, Dennis, vp, department and specialty stores, 1/13/03; Moore, Kelly, business manager, The Home Depot account, 3/10/03.

Neiman Marcus Stores

New hires/promotions:

Katz, Karen, president, ceo, 12/9/02.

Departures:

Sampson, Gerald, president, coo, 12/9/02.

Odd Job Stores

New hires/promotions:

Furner, Steve, interim ceo, 12/9/02.

Departures:

Hayes, Steve, ceo, 12/9/02.

Oriental Weavers of America

New hires/promotions:

Hurst, Voit, regional vp, Southeast, 12/9/02; Stultz, Steve, senior vp, 1/27/03; Weaver, Gerald, regional sales manager, 1/20/03. Lakenan, Bob, director, business development, Sphinx, 3/10/03.

Pacific Designs

New hires/promotions:

Taylor, Melodee, national sales manager, 12/16/02.

Peacock Alley

New hires/promotions:

Needleman, Jason, president, 3/3/03.

Departures:

Gabler, Mary Ella, relinquished president title, 3/3/03.

PHI

New hires/promotions:

Grand, Mark, coo, 3/3/03.

Perfect Fit Industries

New hires/promotions:

Briggs, Herb, senior vp, marketing and sales, 1/27/03.

Pillowtex Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Donavan, Margie, team leader, department and specialty stores, 1/27/03; Leuder, Dave, team leader, national accounts, 1/27/03; Williams, Greg, manager, Wal-Mart and Sam's Club accounts, 1/27/03.

Departures:

Shimizu, Scott, executive vp, 1/20/03.

Revere Mills

New hires/promotions:

Gideon, Lori, vp, secretary and treasurer, 10/28/02.

Departures:

Gideon, Justin, ceo, 10/28/02.

Riddle & Company

New hires/promotions:

Siegel, Arthur, executive vp, general manager, Gold Coast, 1/13/03.

Saks Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Dasinger, Dan, assume senior vp, logistics duties, Saks Support Group, 11/18/02; Docken, Dan, senior vp, store planning, construction, facilities and energy, Saks Support Group, 11/18/02; Rodgers, Mike, assume executive vp, operations, e-business and credit duties, Saks Support Group, 11/18/02. Jones, George, president, ceo, SDSG, assumed president and ceo duties, Parisian, Saks Department Store Group, 2/10/03; Willis, Kevin, executive vp, operations, Parisian, Saks Department Store Group, 2/10/03.

Departures:

Baker, Dave, executive vp, operations and logistics, Saks Support Group, 11/18/02; Miller, Jack, senior vp, store planning, construction, maintenance and energy, Saks Support Group, 11/18/02. Gruen, Rob, president, ceo, Parisian, Saks Department Store Group, 2/10/03.

Sears, Roebuck & Co.

New hires/promotions:

Goss, Dan, senior merchant, décor, The Great Indoors, 12/23/02; Jones, Jeffrey, president, The Great Indoors, 12/23/02. Cosby, Mark, president, full-line stores, 12/2/02.

Departures:

Rodgers, Bob, president, The Great Indoors, 12/23/02.

ShopKo Stores

New hires/promotions:

Abbott, Thomas, vp, product development and trend services, 2/3/03; Bettiga, Mike, senior vp, retail health operations, 2/24/03; Bolstad, Dan, senior vp, store operations, 2/24/03; Friedland-Howard, Kathy, vp, advertising, ShopKo, 2/3/03; Kratowicz, James, vp, pricing, consumer information and e-commerce, ShopKo, 3/3/03; Wurl, Doug, senior vp, gmm, hardlines and home, ShopKo, 2/17/03.

Sony Pictures Consumer Products

New hires/promotions:

Shapiro, Jeffrey, executive director, retail sales and promotions, 12/2/02.

Spiegel Group

New hires/promotions:

Gaston, Ronald, senior vp, Eddie Bauer, cfo, 2/3/03. Kosturos, William, chief restructuring officer and interim ceo, 3/3/03.

Departures:

Chambard, Al, senior vp, cfo, Eddie Bauer, 2/3/03. Cannataro, James, cfo, executive vp, 2/10/03; Zaepfel, Martin, chairman, president and ceo, 3/3/03.

Springs Industries

New hires/promotions:

McCaffery, Tom, account manager, juvenile products, 1/13/03.

Stanton Carpet Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Beasant, Jacquie, colorist and carpet designer, 1/27/03; Poulton, Michael, creative and technical carpet designer, 1/27/03.

Stein Mart

New hires/promotions:

Fisher, Michael, president, added ceo title, 2/10/03.

Departures:

Williams Jr., John, ceo, 2/10/03.

Strouds

New hires/promotions:

Fahey, Anne, vp, full-line merchandising, added outlet division chief duties, 10/21/02.

Sunbury Textile Mills

New hires/promotions:

Fradin, Darren, sales manager, 2/17/03.

Sure Fit

New hires/promotions:

Adler, Mindie, senior Internet marketing manager, 12/9/02; Auyeung, Choi, manager, design quality, 12/16/02; Gosalia, Sheetal, import development manager, 3/3/03; Lauri, Michael, vp, sales, 3/3/03; Mandracchia, Liz, senior vp, marketing and brand development, 2/10/03; Neustat, Paula, senior vp, merchandising, 2/10/03; Platt, Rick, senior vp, sales, 2/10/03; Schropp, Linda, vp, design, 12/16/02; Spain, David, director, sales and marketing, 3/3/03; Staskiewicz, Michael, media manager, 12/9/02; Thalberg, Marisa, senior vp, marketing and business development, 2/10/03.

Departures:

White, Al, senior designer, 12/16/02.

Terrisol Corp.

New hires/promotions:

Wright, Michelle, marketing manager, 2/10/03.

The Home Depot

New hires/promotions:

Izganics, Joe, president, services division, 12/9/02; Patterson, Bill, president, central division, 12/9/02.

The Robert Allen Group

New hires/promotions:

Avitable, Steve, vp, furniture merchandising, 10/21/02; Kelly, Suzanne, vp, home furnishings, 10/21/02.

Universal Pictures

New hires/promotions:

Goss, Beth, executive vp, Teh Brand Group, 12/2/02.

Valdese Weavers

New hires/promotions:

Taylor, Zack, vp, sales and marketing, 12/2/02.

Value City Department Stores

New hires/promotions:

Wilanksy, Heywood, president, ceo, Filene's Basement, 2/10/03.

Wal-Mart

New hires/promotions:

Bahler, Tina, buyer, fashion bedding, added basic bedding duties, 10/28/02; Fleming, John, president, ceo, Walmart.com, Wal-Mart Stores, Wal-Mart, 12/23/02.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products

New hires/promotions:

Black, Shari, vp, retail business development, 2/3/03; Torres, Manuel, general manager, Mexico, 2/17/03.

Wearbest Sil-tex Mills

New hires/promotions:

Byers, David, design director, 1/20/03.

Departures:

Koch, Michael, executive vp, director design, 12/2/02.

Welspun India Limited

Departures:

Lalpuria, K.K., exports president, 1/6/03.

WestPoint Stevens

New hires/promotions:

Alexander, Judi, vp, marketing, basic bedding, 11/18/03; Del Pozo, Linda, responsible for sourcing terry products and bath shop accessories, 12/23/02; Porter, Leon, associate legal counsel, 2/24/03.

Departures:

Martin, Anne, director, marketing communications, 3/10/03; Velsmid, Michael, senior vp, WestPoint Stevens Stores, 1/20/03.

Williams-Sonoma

New hires/promotions:

Mueller, Edward, ceo, 1/13/03.

Departures:

Hilpert, Dale, ceo, 1/13/03.

Windham Weavers

New hires/promotions:

Spencer, Travis, design director, 2/3/03.

Departures:

Rubin, Ilene, design director, 2/3/03.

Woolrich Inc.

New hires/promotions:

Marxen, Dennis, vp, international and home licensing, 3/10/03.

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