Geraghty steps up at Filene's/Kaufmann's

ST. LOUIS — William Gingerich, chairman of its Filene's/Kaufmann's department store division headquartered in Boston , will retire on Oct. 31. Michael Geraghty, currently executive vice president of finance and merchandise information systems at Filene's/Kaufmann's, succeeds Gingerich.

Geraghty joined May in 1980 as vice president of credit and customer service at May's former May Company, California division and in 1983 was named controller. In 1985 he was named senior vice president of finance for the former G. Fox division. In 1992 Geraghty was named Filene's vice president of credit and operations and in 1996 was named regional vice president of May's credit center in St. Louis . Later in 1996 he was promoted to senior vice president of finance for Filene's and was named to his current position at Filene's/Kaufmann's earlier this year.

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