Churches Appointed Tuesday Morning CEO
DALLAS-Tuesday Morning has chosen Brady Churches as its new CEO, and has named Churches to the board of directors as well.
Churches is succeeding Kathleen Mason, who was dismissed by the closeout retailer in June after serving as president and CEO since 2000.
Churches is a 35-year veteran of the closeout retailing industry, having served as president of Big Lots from 1993 to 1995 and as president of Value City Department Stores' home division from 2002 to 2006. He was also president of Mazel Stores from 1995 to 2002. Most recently, he was president of Marketing Results.
In a statement announcing Churches' appointment, Bruce Quinnell, Tuesday Morning's chairman, cited Churches' "record of merchandising excellence combined with his high-energy, entrepreneurial mindset ... We were particularly drawn to his demonstrated success engaging retail customers with the best products delivered at excellent values. This is the core of the Tuesday Morning mission, and the board is confident that our customers, employees and shareholders will benefit from his leadership."