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Appointments, personnel changes, since fall market

In addition to the individual Players Scorecard listings, HTT has organized the personnel changes by company, starting on page 44.

AIZAWA, MARK

Named president of Chris Stone & Associates, 10/30/00

AMBRO, GREGORY

Appointed senior vp and cfo for Bradlees, 10/30/00

ANDERSEN, JOANNE

Joined Smith & Johnson as national sales manager, a new position, 2/5/01

AZARIO, CRISTINA

Appointed creative director for Frette, 10/30/00

BAIROS, WENDY

Named as director of communications for Natura World Inc., 12/11/00

BAKER, MARK

Named executive vp, cmo at Home Depot, 10/9/00

BANGS, SUZY

Appointed vp, sales for Audrey Table Linens, 2/12/01

BECKETT, JODI

Promoted to financial manager of Cranston Consumer Products, 2/26/01

BENDER, BRIAN

Appointed as senior vp and cfo for ShopKo Stores Inc., 10/16/00

BENJAMIN, TRACI

Promoted to retail merchandising manager of Sure Fit Inc., 11/13/00

BERNSTEIN, HOWARD

Promoted to the newly created position of senior vp, global sourcing for Franco Manufacturing, 12/4/00

BLUNCK, RICHARD

Joined Kmart Corporation as chief technology and eBusiness officer, 12/18/00

BOZIC, MICHAEL

Retired as vice chairman of Kmart Corp., 10/16/00

BRAZELLE, BRUCE

Named president of Leigh Fibers, 2/12/01

BRANDWEIN, MARCIA

Named director of design at Crown Crafts, 2/5/01

BRENNAN, EDWARD

Named as chairman of DFS Grand Limited, 1/22/01

BRILL, LARRY

Promoted to acting director, market expansion division for the Office of Textiles and Apparel, U.S. Department of Commerce, 10/9/00

BROWN, PAUL

Named new sales representative for Natura World Inc., 12/11/00

BUDD, JOHN

Named senior vp and chief marketing officer of JCPenney stores, 2/5/01

BUFFINGTON, MELISSA

Promoted to chief administrative officer of Dollar General Corp., 3/5/01

BURICH, MEG

Named director, global communications for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

CAMPBELL, PAUL

Joined Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. as vp of labor, community relations and diversity, 10/9/00

CASTEEL, ROCKY

Named Mohawk's new vp and product manager for area rugs, scatter rugs, printed rugs and mats, 10/30/00

CAVANAUGH, ROBERT

Elected executive vp, cfo of JCPenney Co., 1/8/01

CHINNI, CHARLES

Named vp, gmm for home and fine jewelry of JCPenney stores 2/5/01

CIELAK, CHRIS

Named vp, store operations administration for Kmart Corp., 3/12/01

COHEN, MARK

Named chairman and ceo of Sears Canada, 1/29/01

CROTTY, MICHAEL

Joined Neiman Marcus Online as vp, marketing, 3/12/01

D'ANGELO, CAROLYN

Promoted to vp, marketing and licensing of Waverly Lifestyle Group, 10/2/00

DAVIS, STEWART

Resigned as executive vp and president of the Consumer Products Division of Thomaston Mills, 2/19/01

DAVIS, TERRY

Named director, global planning and Six Sigma for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

DELLINGER, BOB

Resigned as president, Davidson Cotton Co., 3/5/01

DIANDRETH, JIM

Named director, global technology for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

DUNCAN, SAM

Promoted to president of Fred Meyer Stores, 3/5/01

FALCINELLI, SARAH

Promoted to retail and merchandising director of Sure Fit Inc., 11/13/00

FARLEY, STEVE

Resigned as senior vp, chief marketing officer of JCPenney, 12/4/00

FEIWEL, PATRICIA

Joined Thomason Mills Inc. as director of design, 11/6/00

FELLER, MERCEDES

Named executive director for merchandising at BlueLight.com, 11/20/00

FELLER, MICHELE

Promoted to assistant vp of investor relations at HomeBase, 1/29/01

FERULLO, MARK

Appointed Central Oriental's new president, 1/29/01

FEULING, STEPHAN

Named chief marketing officer for BlueLight.com, 11/20/00

FLETCHER, SCOTT

Named to head Mohawk's woven products operation, 10/30/00

FONTENOT, CHIP

Joined WestPoint Stevens as president and coo, 12/18/00

FOSTER, TOM

Joined Pamida as vp, dmm of home, 3/5/01

FRAZIER, NELLIE

Named national sales manager of Ralph Lauren Home, 12/18/00

FRIEDMAN, AUDREY

Named president of design for Audrey Table Linens and Homemaker Industries 2/12/01

GALLI, JOSEPH

Appointed as president and ceo of Rubbermaid Inc., 1/22/01

GARDENER, NAIRI

Promoted to senior vp, finance and operations for Warner Bros. Consumer Products, 11/27/00

GARMYN, KEITH

Appointed to the newly created position of director of operations for the Hunter Douglas Manufacturing Group, 12/11/00

GATENS, BARBARA

Joins Sure Fit Inc. to handle catalog accounts, 11/13/00

GENTILOZZI, KATHY

Named as vp, corporate human resources, for May Department Stores Co., 1/8/01

GHITIS, BILL

Named president, home and industrial textiles for DuPont's Apparel & Textiles Sciences unit, 11/27/00

GILLAM, BRAD

Appointed to vp, quality assurance of Lands' End Inc., 2/19/01

GINN, JOHN

Signed on as sales and marketing chief of American Blanket Company, 11/13/00

GOLDBERG, STEVE

Named president of Domestications, assuming responsibility for both upscale and mid-market Hanover Direct Catalogs, 11/20/00

GRIBETZ, LESTER

Returned to Bloomingdale's as vp, home furnishings fashion direction, a new position, 2/12/01

GRIFFIN, JOHN

Named director, global finance, for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

HANCOCK, JOHN

MFI Furniture Group, PLC of London, was named to the board of directors of the NRF, 2/5/01

HANSEN, CHUCK

Ousted as ceo by Pillowtex, 10/30/00

HARTMAN, DOUG

Joined Haywin Textile Products Inc. as vp of design, 12/18/00

HARTSHORN, TOM

Promoted to executive vp, merchandising of Dollar General Corp., 3/5/01

HAWORTH, JIM

Promoted to executive vp, operations for Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart, 12/11/00

HEATON, ROBERT

Named cfo of The Worldwide Retail Exchange, 11/6/00

HENDERSON, ARTHUR

Joined Fabria as director of sales for home fashions, 10/16/00

HERBERT, JOHN

Appointed as president of the Expo Western Division of EXPO Design Center, a division of The Home Depot, 10/16/00

HIGHTOWER, GEORGE

Resigned as executive vp and president of the Apparel Fabrics Division of Thomaston Mills, 2/19/01

HIGHTOWER, NEIL

Resigned as president and ceo of Thomaston Mills, 2/19/01

HILL, LARRY

Named vp and national sales manager for Mohawk Rug and Textiles, 10/30/00

HILPERT, DALE

Named ceo of Williams-Sonoma, 2/19/01

HITES, GREGORY

Promoted to vp, operations of Arthur T. Gregorian Inc., 2/26/01

HUDSON, DAWN

Appointed to the board of directors of Lowe's Companies, 2/12/01

HUGHES, DONALD

Named vp and cfo of Lands' End, 2/19/01

HULLANDER, JERRY

Promoted to cfo of The Carpet and Rug Institute, 1/29/01

HUME, MARY

Appointed general manager of the new Latin American office of Warner Brothers, 12/18/00

HUNT, BETH

Named vp of the new products business unit for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, 2/19/01

INGRAM, ROBERT

Appointed to the board of directors of Lowe's Companies, 2/12/01

INNOCENTI, ROD

Joined Covington Industries as vp of the converting division for the entire firm, 12/11/00

IRWIN, LYDIA

Appointed director of merchandising of Consoltex USA, 10/23/00

JACOBS, JEFF

Named vp and product manager for all textiles and imports for Mohawk, 10/30/00

JACOBS, BOLANILE

Promoted to marketing and manager of photography and multimedia for Sure Fit Inc., 11/13/00

JOHNSON, PETE

Resigned as president and ceo of Faribault Woolen Mills, 2/5/01

JONES, GEORGE

Announced as ceo of the department store group of Saks Inc., 2/5/01

JONES, JEFFREY

Joined Lands' End as coo, a new position, 1/22/01

JOSEPHSON, ALLEN

Joined House2Home as merchandising vp, 12/18/00

KAMSKY, VIRGINIA

Elected to the board of directors of Foamtex International Inc., 1/1/01

KAPLAN, JOEL

Retired as director of trend merchandising at the department store division of Target Corp., 9/25/00

KAUL, RAKESH

Resigned as ceo of Hanover Direct, 12/11/00

KENNEDY, CHRISTOPHER

Named president of Merchandise Mart Properties Inc., 11/20/00

KOEL, PETER

Named new sales rep. for Natura World Inc., 12/11/00

KORN, DANIEL

Joined Neiman Marcus Online as executive vp, 3/12/01

KOSKINIEMI, PEGGY

Named president of the International Furnishings and Design Association, 3/12/01

KRAFT, RONALD

Named editor-in-chief of BlueLight.com, 11/20/00

KRONICK, SUSAN

Elevated to the newly created position of group president of Federated Department Stores, 3/5/01

KEARNS, TOM

Named director, home textiles for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

KUIPER, AAD

Appointed managing director of Hunter Douglas B.V. and vp of Hunter Douglas N.V., 11/20/00

LACY, ALAN

President and ceo, Sears, Roebuck & Co., was named to the board of directors of the National Retail Federation, 2/5/01

LALLA, RON

Promoted to senior vp, global operations for Kmart Corp., 3/12/01

LAYNE, BOB

Promoted to vp, merchandising support, Dollar General Corp. 3/5/01

LERNER, CYNTHIA

Promoted to vp, sourced and terry design at WestPoint Stevens, 10/23/00

LEVITT, BOB

Promoted to president of the fashion division of Hollander Home Fashions, 1/1/01

LOEB, JEROME

Retired as chairman of the board of May Department Stores, 3/5/01

LUBKA, MICHAEL

Named senior vp of Neiman Marcus Direct, 1/22/01

MACK, ROZ

Named director, industrial textiles for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

McCANN, JAMES

Chairman and ceo, 1-800-flowers.com, was named to the board of directors of the National Retail Federation, 2/5/01

McCARTHY, JOHN

Joins Sure Fit Inc. to work with specialty chains and television shopping accounts, 11/13/00

McCULLOUGH, DONALD

Retired chairman and ceo of Collins & Aikman, died at 75, 10/9/00

McDONOUGH, JOHN

Resigned as ceo and director of Newell Rubbermaid Inc., 11/6/00

McHALE, JUDITH

Added as ninth member to the board of directors of Polo Ralph Lauren, 2/26/01

McLAURIN, PHIL

Worked for Dundee Mills for 47 years, died on Jan. 10, 1/22/01

MANNING, WILLIAM

Formerly of Spartan Mills, died, 2/26/01

MARCHETTI, MICHAEL

Named senior vp of strategic planning for Tuesday Morning Corp., 2/19/01

MARINI, JULIE

Joined Cone Decorative fabrics as director of manufactured products, 3/12/01

MARTINEZ, ARTHUR

Joined the board of directors of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., 12/18/00

MEIER, ARLENE

Promoted to coo of Kohl's Corporation from her position of executive vp and cfo, 11/27/00

MENDL, TOM

Named to the newly created position of director of marketing of Albany Int'l. Corp., 1/8/01

MESSURA, MARK

Promoted to vp, strategic planning at Cotton Inc., 2/5/01

MILLER, LAURIE BEJA

Promoted to executive vp, merchandise and creative services for the Disney Store and Disney Direct Marketing, 11/13/00

MINTZ, JOEL

vp, Domestications, died at 59, 3/12/01

MONROE, JEANIE

Joined Sure Fit Inc. as creative director responsible for photography and direct marketing development, 11/13/00

MORAN, MICHAEL

Retired as chairman of the office of the president/chief legal officer of The Spiegel Group, 1/29/01

MORRIS, KENNETH

Promoted to vp, new product development for Newell Rubbermaid Inc., 3/12/01

MOSS, CHARLOTTE

Appointed to the new position of interior design consultant for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 2/26/01

MULLINS, H.W.

Resigned as chairman and ceo for the Nieman Marcus Group, Inc, 12/4/00

MURPHY, MELISSA

Joined Revman Industries as director of merchandising, 10/16/00

NARDELLI, ROBERT

Appointed president, ceo and a member of the board of director's for The Home Depot, 12/11/00

NIXON, BRADFORD

Assumed position of director, global marketing and communications, TextileSolutions, 10/23/00

NORMAN, DON

Named cio of The Worldwide Retail Exchange, 11/6/00

O'HEARN, RICHARD

Former sales executive and representative for companies including Springs, died at 90, 1/1/01

O'SULLIVAN, DIANE

Named director, global products for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

ORR, JONATHAN

Named vp, print design for WestPoint Stevens, 10/23/00

OWEN, CATHERINE

Matriarch of four generations of the Charles D. Owen family, died at 94, 10/2/00

PACCIORETTI, THOMAS

Appointed president and ceo of Strouds, 1/22/01

PAYNER, MELISSA

Promoted to president and ceo of Spiegel Catalog, a unit of the Spiegel Group, 12/18/00

PHILLIPS, KEVIN

Promoted to senior vp, store operations for Kmart Corp., 3/12/01

POPPE, PHIL

Named new sales representative for Natura World Inc., 12/11/00

QUESTROM, ALLEN

Chairman and ceo, JCPenney, was named to the board of directors of the National Retail Federation, 2/5/01

RAFF, BERTL

Chairman and ceo, Zale Corp., was named to the board of directors of the National Retail Federation, 2/5/01

RAGIN, HENRY

Promoted to senior vp, gmm at House2Home, 2/5/01

RAISH, STEPHEN

Was elected executive vp, cio of JCPenney, 1/8/01

REICHENBACH, KAREN

Named vp of marketing and licensing for Guilford Home Fashions, 1/29/01

RIENDEAU, BRIAN

Named to the board of directors of the National Retail Federation, 2/5/01

ROAN, STEPHAN

Appointed to the newly created position of senior vp, sales for North America at 828 International Trading Co., 3/5/01

RONNING, RANDY

Retired as president of catalog and Internet at JCPenney 1/8/01;

Joined QVC as executive vp, 2/19/01

ROSENTHAL, GARY

Joined Duralee as national hospitality sales manager of Techstyle Contract Division, 9/25/00

ROUSSEAU, MICHAEL

Joined Hudson's Bay Company as executive vp and cfo, 2/26/01

RUSSO, STEPHEN

Named president of LIS Corporation, 11/27/00

RYMAN, STEVE

Promoted to senior vp and gmm, home, seasonal, garden and Martha Stewart Everyday at Kmart, 2/5/01

ST. AUBIN, ROBERT

Left Fred Meyer, where he was group vp of the home fashion division, 12/4/00

SHARMA, RANJANA

Joined Sure Fit Inc. as website project manager responsible for site administration and coordination of marketing and design initiatives, 11/6/00

SHARPE, GEORGE

Appointed to the newly established position of vp, new concept development for Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, 2/19/01

SHAW, SUSAN

Named new sales rep. for Natura World Inc., 12/11/00

SHIELDS, JOHN

Joined the board of directors of 99 Cents Only Stores, 1/1/01

SHIPPS, MICHAEL

Selected for the newly created position of vp of sales and marketing for Ecom Textile Inc., 11/13/00

SHULL, TOM

Appointed as president, ceo and a member of the board of Hanover Direct, 12/11/00

SIEVERS, JAMES W.

Retired from the office of the president/chief financial officer of The Spiegel Group, 1/29/01

SIEGEL, BRIAN

Executive vp of Elrene Home Fashions, added coo to his title, 2/5/01

SIEGEL, MARK

President of Elrene Home Fashions, added ceo to his title, 2/5/01

SILVERBERG, GALIA

Named as exhibit sales manager for Surtex and Surtex, Gallery, 11/6/00

SILVERSTEIN, STEVE

Promoted to president of Linens 'N Things, 3/5/01

SOCCODATO, NICHOLAS

Elected to the office of vp, factoring of Bailey & Co. Inc., 10/9/00

SMITH, ALEX

Named executive vp, group executive, international at TJX Cos., 2/26/01

SMITH, SHIELDS

Resigned as director of licensing and marketing at Shaw Rugs, 10/9/00

SOCOL, HOWARD

Named ceo and president of Barneys New York, 1/15/01

SOLAROLI, LANCE

Named vp of product and design for Mohawk, 10/30/00

SOLDATI, TERRY

Named president of Sheridan USA, the American unit of Sheridan Australia, 1/22/01

SOLOMON, JANET

VP/sales and special projects for Sure Fit Inc., was given additional responsibility for the marketing and sales coordination of new programs, 11/13/00

SPIERS-LOPEZ, PERNILLE

Appointed president of IKEA North America, 2/26/01

SPIRITO, LOUANN

Joined Fabria as director, quality assurance, 10/16/00

SPRINGTHORPE, PAUL

Named vp, distribution operations, a new position with the Kmart Corp., 2/26/01

STERNBERG, ABE

Retired as vice chairman of the board of Burlington House, 10/2/00

STOKES, VALERIA JEWELL

Appointed vp, human resources-corporate for the Kmart Corporation, 12/4/00

STONE, DAN

Named director, airbags for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

STOREY, ROBERT

Retired from the board of directors of May Department Stores, 2/12/01

STRICKLAND, DAVID

Named senior vp of marketing for Zellers Inc., 10/16/00

STUCHEL, MARLA

Joins start-up bedding producer Palmetto as vp of sales and design, 10/30/00

SUDARS, ROB

Named creative director of WestPoint Stevens, 3/12/01

SUTTERFIELD, PHIL

Promoted to executive vp, merchandising for Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart, 12/11/00

SUVAL, HELAINE

Joined Federated Direct as senior vp, gmm of macys.com and Brooklyn-based Macy's by Mail, 10/9/00

SWANSON, CELIA

Promoted to executive vp, membership for Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart,,12/11/00

SWEETENHAM, PAUL

Promoted to president, T.K. Maxx, 2/26/01

SYVERSTON, GLEN

Named vp of 828 International trading Co., 1/22/01

TAKVORIAN, KEN

Named director, new business development for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

TAMMACCIO, MEGAN

Named design manager, Disney Home for West Point Stevens, 3/12/01

TELLERMAN, JERRY

Sales representative for Lanscot-Arlen, died, 10/14/00

THOMPSON, CHARLEY

Promoted to division vp, global sourcing for Kmart Corp., 3/12/01

TIPPETT, BROOKS

Appointed to the new position of textiles product manager at Digital Printing Systems, 11/20/00

TOKVAM, DALE

Joined Victorian Heart Company Inc. as director of trade show operations, 1/8/01

TOSCANINI, LIANA

Promoted to vp of insurgence, Sure Fit Inc., 11/13/00

TREFFILETTI, LUCI

Appointed to the position of Comfortex Outlet Store manager, 1/29/01

TURNER, CAL

Founder of Dollar General, died at 85, 11/20/00

TURNER, GREG

Named as president of Home Depot's Mid South Division, 10/16/00

VALONE, ROBERT

Promoted to gmm of Strouds, 12/11/00

VANDERERKOF, ROBERT

Named director, personal care for the Apparel and Textile Sciences business of DuPont, 1/8/01

WAMBACH, BARBARA

Appointed ceo of the website eluxury.com, 2/12/01

WARD, TOM

Retired as president and ceo of WestPoint Stevens, 10/16/00

WEILAND, JESSICA

Named vp of Neiman Marcus Direct, 1/22/01

WILLIAMS, TONY

Assumed role of president, Pilllowtex, 11/27/00

WILLIS, BRENT

Hired as chief marketing officer for Kmart Corp., 12/11/00

WINCKLER, KIMBERLY

Appointed design director for Vohann Inc., 12/4/00

WONG, MELISSA

Promoted to vp of retail business development for Warner Bros. Consumer Products, 11/13/00

WOODARD, ROBERT

Joined Kmart Corp. as vp, consumer and market research, 2/26/01

ZAMPINO, ANITA

Named to manage all product and business aspects of Disney Home for West Point Stevens, 3/12/01

ZWERNER, MARK

Hired as senior vp and gmm by The Elder-Beerman Stores Corp., 12/11/00

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