Linens ’n Things names merchandising, marketing heads
May 9, 2006-- Home Textiles Today,
Clifton, N.J. – Linens ’n Things has named Robert Homler executive vp of merchandising, and Michael Larkey senior vp marketing. Both postings are effective May 15; both will report directly to chairman and ceo Robert DiNicola.
Homler is promoted from svp marketing at LNT, a post he was named to only weeks ago, on April 17. Previously he had worked in executive positions at nutrition retailer GNC, Levitz Furniture, Macy’s and Federated Department Stores.
Larkey comes to $2.7-billion LNT from his post as president of Sofatrend, a Robinson & Robinson Furniture division. Previously he was evp at upholstery manufacturer Jonathan Lewis International, and a merchant in various home categories at B. Altman, Macy’s and Federated.
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