Gilmartin to head home at new concept by Ross
February 23, 2004,
Retail veteran Jane Gilmartin has been named senior vice president and general merchandising manager of home for DD's Discounts, the new retail concept by Ross Stores Inc. that will target low-income households.
Gilmartin's was one of four recent executive appointments.
Also new to the DD's Discount team is Fred Shuey, who has been named vice president of stores. He was previously executive regional director at Linens 'n Things. Shuey also held field operations management positions with Staples, Circuit City and Sears.
In addition, Ross Stores promoted Barbara Rentler to senior vice president and chief merchandising officer. She was previously senior vice president and general merchandising manager of ladies.
Douglas Baker was promoted to senior vice president and general merchandising manager for ready-to-wear. Baker was previously vice president and general merchandising manager for juniors.