Madonna promoted at Newport News
February 1, 2002,
New York — Geralynn Madonna has been promoted to president and coo of Newport News, a unit of The Spiegel Group.
Madonna had been executive vp, merchandising and advertising. As president, she succeeds George Ittner, who had been president and ceo and now assumes the position of chairman and ceo. She continues to report to Ittner.
Newport News is a direct marketer of moderately priced home decor and women's apparel.