JCPenney promotes Allison, Lawrence and Sweney

Plano, Texas – JCPenney has called off its search for a president and instead promoted three executives and expanded their duties to create a new senior merchandising group.

Jeffrey Allison, Steven Lawrence and Elizabeth Sweney will each now hold the title executive vp and senior general merchandise manager.

Allison will lead home, custom decorating and now fine jewelry. Lawrence will now oversee children's in addition to the men's division. Sweney will head up shoes and women's accessories in addition to women's apparel.




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