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Players Scorecard: Executives

Appointments and personnel changes since fall market (as of March 7, 2003)

Date following the entry indicates the issue of HTT that the entry appeared in.

Abbott, Thomas

named vp, product development and trend services, ShopKo, ShopKo Stores, 2/3/03.

Acerbo, Vivian

named vp, design, specialty stores, Barth and Dreyfuss, 1/6/03.

Adler, Mindie

named senior Internet marketing manager, Sure Fit, 12/9/02

Alexander Jr., David

named president, Family Dollar, 1/20/03.

Alexander, Judi

named vp, marketing, basic bedding, WestPoint Stevens, 11/18/02.

Allen, Karen

named senior vp, product development, kitchen textiles, table linens, dec pillows, Barth and Dreyfuss, 1/6/03.

Armstrong, Steve

named executive vp, general counsel, HSN, 12/2/02.

Auyeung, Choi

named manager, design quality, Sure Fit, 12/16/02.

Avitable, Steve

named vp, furniture merchandising, The Robert Allen Group, 10/21/02.

Ayers, Dwayne

left as national accounts manager, Charles Craft, 12/9/02.

Bahler, Tina

buyer, fashion bedding, added basic bedding duties, Wal-Mart, 10/28/02.

Baker, Dave

announced Jan. 2003 retirement as executive vp, operations and logistics, Saks Support Group, Saks Inc., 11/18/02.

Beasant, Jacquie

named colorist and carpet designer, Stanton Carpet Corp., 1/27/03.

Bell, Mitchell

named sales manager, Merrimac Textile, Barrow Industries, 2/24/03.

Bellmore, Lee

named director, upholstery and furniture merchandising, Lanscot-Arlen, 12/16/02.

Berberry, George

named executive vp, sales and marketing, Carpet-Art-Deco, 12/16/02.

Bettiga, Mike

named senior vp, retail health operations, ShopKo Stores, 2/24/03.

Black, Shari

named vp, retail business development, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, 2/3/03.

Bleil, Bill

named regional program manager, Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, 2/23/02.

Bolstad, Dan

named senior vp, store operations, ShopKo Stores, 2/24/03.

Bolton, Al

named director, international sales, Lanscot-Arlen, 10/28/02.

Boltwood, Steve

named territory manager, Couristan, 3/10/03.

Bozek, Mark

left as president, ceo, HSN, 12/16/02.

Briggs, Herb

named senior vp, marketing and sales, Perfect Fit Industries, 1/27/03.

Bromet, Steven

announced retirement as senior vp, chief information officer as of March 2004, Big Lots, 2/24/03.

Buscho, Chad

named vp, store operations, Jo-Ann Stores, 1/27/03.

Byers, David

named design director, Wearbest Sil-tex Mills, 1/20/03.

Cacella, Dan

named senior vp, sales, Beacon Looms, 1/13/03.

Cafasso, Chet

named national sales manager, Anchor Home, 1/27/03.

Cannataro, James

resigned as cfo, executive vp, Spiegel Group, 2/10/03.

Capel, Kea

founded Kea Capel Inc., 3/3/03.

Carleo, Diane

director of marketing for United Weavers of America, a sister company, added marketing director duties, American Blanket Corp., 11/18/02.

Chambard, Al

retired as senior vp, cfo, Eddie Bauer, Spiegel Group, 2/3/03.

Cody, Thomas

named vice chairman, legal and human resources, Federated Department Stores, 3/3/03.

Cole, Tom

named vice chairman, Federated Logistics & Operations, Federated Department Stores, 3/3/03.

Cosby, Mark

named president, full-line stores, Sears, 12/2/02.

Current, Greg

named executive vp, marketing, Loomcraft Textiles, 1/27/03.

Cwirko, Kathleen

left as vp, national accounts, Mohawk Home, 3/10/03.

Dasinger, Dan

named to assume senior vp, logistics duties Jan. 2003, Saks Support Group, Saks Inc., 11/18/02.

Del Pozo, Linda

given responsibility for sourcing terry products and bath shop accessories, WestPoint Stevens, 12/23/02.

D'huyvetter, Paul

dead at 59; senior vp, Oriental Weavers of America, 12/2/02.

DiLucente, Tony

named vp, Honeywell Carpet Fibers, Honeywell, 11/18/02.

Docken, Dan

named senior vp, store planning, construction, facilities and energy, Saks Support Group, Saks Inc., 11/18/02.

Dombrosky, Jane

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

Donahue, Paul

named vp, sales and marketing, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, 10/21/02.

Donavan, Margie

named team leader, department and specialty stores, Pillowtex Corp., 1/27/03.

Duggan, John

named manager, cut and sew business, home fashion and furniture, Merrimac Textile, Barrow Industries, 2/24/03.

Durham, Tony

named production and manager chief, Biederlack of America, 3/10/03.

Eber, Dusty

named president, KN Ltd., San Francisco Network and Eber International; Karen Neuburger Ltd., 2/24/03.

Edwards, Craig

named senior vp, sales, Hollander Home Fashions, 1/20/03.

Evans, Deborah

named vp, private brands, JCPenney, 10/21/02.

Fahey, Anne

vp, full-line merchandising, added outlet division chief added oversight of outlet merchandising, Strouds, 10/21/02.

Fein, Dennis

resigned as vp, department and specialty stores, Mohawk Home, 1/13/03.

Finneran, Tom

left as senior vp, marketing and sales, Cone Jacquards, Cone Mills, 12/23/02.

Fish, Bill

named vp, sales manager, Merrimac Textile, Barrow Industries, 2/24/03.

Fisher, Michael

president, added ceo title, Stein Mart, 2/10/03.

Fishman, Steve

resigned as chairman, ceo, Frank's Nursery & Crafts, 12/9/02.

Fleming, John

named president, ceo, Walmart.com, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Wal-Mart, 12/23/02.

Fradin, Darren

named sales manager, Sunbury Textile Mills, 2/17/03.

Friedland-Howard, Kathy

named vp, advertising, ShopKo, ShopKo Stores, 2/3/03.

Furner, Steve

named interim ceo, Odd Job Stores, 12/9/02.

Gabler, Mary Ella

relinquished president's title, Peacock Alley, 3/3/03.

Garner, Jim

named to head manufacturing, Cone Jacquards, Cone Mills, 12/2/02.

Gast, John

named assistant manager, product development, Bercen, Cranston Print Works, 11/11/02.

Gaston, Ronald

named senior vp, cfo, Eddie Bauer, Spiegel Group, 2/3/03.

Gideon, Justin

retired as ceo, Revere Mills, 10/28/02.

Gideon, Lori

named vp, secretary and treasurer, Revere Mills, 10/28/02.

Gilbert, Louis

dead at 99; sales representative, Couristan, 11/11/02.

Ginn, John

left as vp, American Blanket Corp., 11/18/02.

Gorga, Joseph

named executive vp, North America, Burlington Industries, 12/9/02.

Gosalia, Sheetal

named import development manager, Sure Fit, 3/3/03.

Goss, Beth

named executive vp, The Brand Group, Universal Pictures, 12/2/02.

Goss, Dan

named senior merchant, décor, The Great Indoors, Sears, 12/23/02.

Grand, Mark

named coo, Peking Handicraft, 3/3/03.

Grove, Janet

chairman, ceo, Federated Merchandising Group, adds title of named vice chairman, Federated Department Stores, 3/3/03.

Gruen, Rob

resigned as president, ceo, Parisian, Saks Department Store Group, Saks Inc., 2/10/03.

Handleman, Terry

named buyer, bedding, bath, upholstery and fabric, Ballard Designs, 2/3/03.

Harrison, Michelle

named sourcing and product development manager, Biederlack of America, 3/10/03.

Hashemi, Ray

named vp, sales, Feizy Import & Export, 12/9/02.

Hayes, Steve

left as ceo, Odd Job Stores, 12/9/02.

Hilpert, Dale

left as ceo, Williams-Sonoma, 1/13/03.

Hull Jr., Robert

named senior vp, cfo, Lowe's Companies, 2/3/03.

Hurst, Voit

named regional vp, southeast, Oriental Weavers of America, 12/9/02.

Irwin, Lydia

named designer, bath, Croscill Home Fashions, 1/6/03.

Izganics, Joe

named president, services division, The Home Depot, 12/9/02.

Jones, Becky

named vp, gmm, hardlines, Jo-Ann Stores, 1/27/03.

Jones, George

president, ceo, SDSG, assumed president and ceo duties, Parisian, Saks Department Store Group, Saks Inc., 2/10/03.

Jones, Jeffrey

named president, The Great Indoors, Sears, 12/23/02.

Katz, Karen

named president, ceo, Neiman Marcus Stores, 12/9/02.

Kayser, Wendy

named regional program manager, Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, 12/23/02.

Kellogg, William

relinquished chairman title, Kohl's Corp., 2/24/03.

Kelly, Suzanne

named vp, home furnishings, The Robert Allen Group, 10/21/02.

Kersey, Tammy

named director, stores and direct marketing, Colonial Williamsburg, 12/23/02.

Kershaw, Paul

left as executive vp, sales and marketing, Carpet-Art-Deco, 12/16/02.

Kivett, Douglas

named national accounts manager, Charles Craft, 12/9/02.

Koch, Michael

resigned as executive vp, design director, Wearbest Sil-tex Mills, 12/2/02.

Kosturos, William

named chief restructuring officer and interim ceo, Spiegel Group, 3/3/03.

Kratowicz, James

named vp, pricing, consumer information and e-commerce, ShopKo, ShopKo Stores, 3/3/03.

Krivobok-Johnson, Marliese

resigned as head designer, fashion products, Louisville Bedding, 1/6/03.

Kronick, Susan

group president, regional department stores, added oversight of all department stores and vice chariman title, Federated Department Stores, 3/3/03.

Kulla, Linda

named merchandise coordinator, pillow division, Ex-Cell Home Fashions, 10/21/02.

Lakenan, Bob

named director, business development, Sphinx, Oriental Weavers of America, 3/10/03.

Lalpuria, K.K.

resigned as exports president, Welspun India Limited, 1/6/03.

Lamken, Bob

named senior vp, merchandising and marketing, Beacon Looms, 1/13/03.

Lauri, Michael

named vp, sales, Sure Fit, 3/3/03.

Lee, Shannon

founded Claridge Textiles International, 12/2/02.

Leuder, Dave

named team leader, national accounts, Pillowtex Corp., 1/27/03.

Levine, Howard

named president and ceo, Family Dollar, 1/20/03.

Levine, Leon

named founder, chairman emeritus, Family Dollar, 1/20/03.

Lundgren, Terry

president, coo and chief merchandising officer, added ceo title, Federated Department Stores, 3/3/03.

Mack, Beth

named senior vp, pillows, Hollander Home Fashions, 1/20/03.

Mandracchia, Liz

named senior vp, marketing and brand development, Sure Fit, 2/10/03.

Marinovich, George

named territory manager, Couristan, 12/2/02.

Marinucci, Gina

named product manager, Dan River Home Fashions, 2/10/03.

Martin, Anne

left as director, marketing communications, WestPoint Stevens, 3/10/03; founded Anne Martin Marketing Communications, 3/10/03.

Martineau, Larry

named national sales manager, J.R. United, 1/13/03.

Marxen, Dennis

named vp, international and home licensing, Woolrich Inc., 3/10/03.

Mascioni, Chiara

named president, ceo, Mascioni USA, Mascioni Italy, 2/10/03.

Mattera, Joe

left as president, Covington Fabrics, Covington Industries, 11/11/02.

McAdams, Sheri

named director, design and merchandising, Loomcraft Tessuti, Loomcraft Textiles, 11/11/02.

McCaffery, Tom

named account manager, juvenile products, Springs Industries, 1/13/03.

McDonald, Melissa

named designer, Bardwil Linens, 12/23/02.

McFarlane, Julia

named dmm, linens, ABC Carpet & Home, 10/28/02.

McKay, Tom

named territory manager, Couristan, 12/2/02.

McLam, Scott

named regional sales manager, Dan River Home Fashions, 2/10/03.

McLaurin, Roy

independent rep, named account manager, mid-tier retailers, Ashford Court, 2/17/03.

Miller, Jack

announced Jan. 2003 retirement as senior vp, store planning, construction, maintenance and energy, Saks Support Group, Saks Inc., 11/18/02.

Mizack, Roberta

named product manager, sports logo products, Biederlack of America, 3/10/03.

Montgomery, Larry

named chairman, Kohl's Corp., 2/24/03.

Moore, Kelly

left as business manager, Home Depot, Mohawk Home, 3/10/03; named vp, sales and national accounts, Burlington Rug Corp., 3/10/03 .

Moyer, David

named national sales manager, rugs, Mohawk Home, 3/10/03.

Mueller, Edward

named ceo, Williams-Sonoma, 1/13/03.

Murphy, Beth

named business manager, Kohl's, Mohawk Home, 12/16/02.

Needleman, Jason

named president, Peacock Alley, 3/3/03.

Neustat, Paula

named senior vp, merchandising, Sure Fit, 2/10/03.

Niblock, Robert

named president, Lowe's Companies, 2/3/03.

Norman, Wayne

named business manager, The Home Depot account, Mohawk Home, 3/10/03.

O'Leary, Jeannie

named marketing director, Company C, 11/18/02.

Onstead Jr., Randall

named ceo, Garden Ridge, 10/28/02; named president, Garden Ridge, 2/3/03.

O'Shea, Dan

vp, exports, added vp, retail sales duties, Merrimac Textile, Barrow Industries, 2/24/03.

Panko, Robert

named vp, product development, Arlee, 2/10/03.

Papa, Chris

left as dmm, bath, Bed Bath and Beyond, 3/10/03; named business manager, Midwest, Mohawk Home, 3/10/03.

Patterson, Bill

named president, central division, The Home Depot, 12/9/02.

Phillips, Chris

named vp, Hellenic Rug Imports, 2/24/03.

Pittman, Jerry

named executive vp, sales, Louis Hornick & Co., 2/10/03.

Platt, Rick

named vp, sales, Sure Fit, 1/6/03.

Pond, Dale

named senior executive vp, Lowe's Companies, 2/3/03.

Porter, Leon

named associate legal counsel, WestPoint Stevens, 2/24/03.

Poulton, Michael

named creative and technical carpet designer, Stanton Carpet Corp., 1/27/03.

Prohm, Ron

named national sales manager, Balta U.S., 1/27/03.

Pryor, Julie

left as design director, home fashions, Waverly Lifestyle Group, 2/24/03.

Reed, Kathy

named design director, Arley Corp., 12/2/02.

Riley, Theresa

named business manager, Southwest, Mohawk Home, 3/10/03.

Rodgers, Bob

retired as president, The Great Indoors, Sears, 12/23/02.

Rodgers, Mike

named executive vp, operations, adding e-business and credit duties Jan. 2003, Saks Support Group, Saks Inc., 11/18/02.

Rogers, Jim

named president, ceo, Kemco, 2/10/03.

Rojas, Jarad

named graphic designer, Croscill Home Fashions, 1/6/03.

Rosenfeld, Joe

founded Claridge Textiles International, 12/2/02.

Rowland, Debbie

named buyer, table linen, Kohl's Corp., 3/10/03.

Rubin, Ilene

left as design director, Windham Weavers, 2/3/03.

Sachs, Valerie Gentile

named executive vp, general counsel and secretary, Jo-Ann Stores, 12/23/02.

Sadinoff, Jonathon

named director, strategic planning, Beacon Looms, 1/13/03.

Samber, Andrea

named associate director, retail marketing, Cotton Incorporated, 1/20/03.

Sampson, Gerald

retired as president, coo, Neiman Marcus Stores, 12/9/02.

Sandy, Donna

named director, design, Kennebunk Home, 11/11/02.

Schlemmer, Marcus

named sales representative, Dan River Home Fashions, 2/10/03.

Schropp, Linda

named vp, design, Sure Fit, 12/16/02.

Schultz, Marilyn

named vp, product development and design, Ellery Homestyles, 12/16/02.

Shaffer, Donald

named acting ceo, Dollar General, 11/18/02.

Shapiro, Jeffrey

named executive director, retail sales and promotions, Sony Pictures Consumer Products, 12/2/02.

Shimizu, Scott

resigned as executive vp, Pillowtex Corp., 1/20/03.

Siegel, Arthur

named executive vp, general manager, Gold Coast, Riddle & Company, 1/13/03.

Silverstein, Steve

resigned as president, Linens 'n Things, 2/10/03.

Sloane, Harvey

named vp, sales, Brunton International, 3/3/03.

Slough, Robin

named vp, marketing and sales, American Silk Mills, 11/11/02.

Spain, David

named director, sales and marketing, Sure Fit, 3/3/03.

Spencer, Travis

named design director, Windham Weavers, 2/3/03.

Staskiewicz, Michael

named media manager, Sure Fit, 12/9/02.

Stavros, Diana

named business manager, Lands' End account, Mohawk Home, 12/16/02.

Steiner, Sue

dead at 66; founder, Suzanne Table Linens, 11/11/02.

Stewart, Rodney

named cfo, Lanscot-Arlen, 12/16/02.

Stone, Larry

named executive vp, operations, Lowe's Cos., 2/3/03.

Stoughton, Denise

founded DeliciouStyle Inc., 1/6/03.

Stultz, Steve

named senior vp, Oriental Weavers of America, 1/27/03.

Szopinksi, Adam

president and coo, assumed chairman and ceo duties, Frank's Nursery & Crafts, 12/9/02.

Taylor, Melodee

named national sales manager, Pacific Designs, 12/16/02.

Taylor, Zack

named vp, sales and marketing, Valdese Weavers, 12/2/02.

Thalberg, Marisa

senior vp, marketing and business development, Sure Fit, 2/10/03.

Thompson, Mike

named vp, sales, Southeast, Mahdavi's, 12/23/02.

Tierney, Michael

named vp, sales, Mohawk Home, 12/2/02.

Tillman, Robert

chairman and ceo, relinquished president's title, Lowe's Companies, 2/3/03.

Titus, Alan

retired as vp, DuPont, 12/23/02.

Torres, Manuel

named general manager, Mexico, Warner Bros. Consumer Products, 2/17/03.

Turner, Cal

named chairman, Dollar General, 11/18/02.

Velsmid, Michael

resigned as senior vp, WestPoint Stevens Stores, WestPoint Stevens, 1/20/03.

Watson, Michael

named vp, fiber quality research, Cotton Inc., 1/20/03.

Weaver, Gerald

named regional sales manager, Oriental Weavers of America, 1/20/03.

Webb, Darrell

named president, Fred Meyer, Kroger, 11/11/02.

Weiss, Andrea

extended leave of absence, Delia's, 10/21/02.

White, Al

retired as senior designer, Sure Fit, 12/16/02.

Wilanksy, Heywood

named president, ceo, Filene's Basement, Value City Department Stores, 2/10/03.

Williams Jr., John

left as ceo, Stein Mart, 2/10/03.

Williams, Carol

named president, May Department Stores, May Co., 12/2/02.

Williams, Greg

named manager, Wal-Mart and Sam's Club account, Pillowtex Corp., 1/27/03.

Willis, Kevin

named executive vp, operations, Parisian, Saks Department Store Group, Saks Inc., 2/10/03.

Wright, John

retired as president, Bercen, Cranston Print Works, 12/16/02.

Wright, Larry

named general manager, Cone Jacquards, Cone Mills, 12/2/02.

Wright, Michelle

named marketing manager, Terrisol Corp., 2/10/03.

Wu, Catherine

named head of quality control, Shanghai, Croscill Home Fashions, 1/6/03.

Wurl, Doug

named senior vp, gmm, hardlines and home, ShopKo, ShopKo Stores, 2/17/03.

Zaepfel, Martin

retired as chairman, president and ceo, Spiegel Group, 3/3/03.

Zavada, John

named senior vp, chief information officer as of March 2004, Big Lots, 2/24/03.

Zimmerman, James

relinquished ceo title, Federated Department Stores, 3/3/03.

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