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Argyilan Tabbed to Head Target Media Efforts

Kristi Argyilan

MINNEAPOLIS-Target has hired Kristi Argyilan as senior vice president, media and guest engagement. The move puts Argyilan in charge integrating the retailer’s paid, earned, owned and shared media initiatives. She reports to Jeff Jones, chief marketing officer, and has succeeded Shawn Gensch, who resigned in December. Argyilan comes to Target from IPG Mediabrands, where mostMore »

Target Tabs Glusker for New Business Integration

Peter Glusker

MINNEAPOLIS-Peter Glusker has joined Target in the newly created position of senior vice president, new business integration and operations. In his new role, Glusker oversees the integration of new acquisitions into Target, and develops strategies to ensure a consistent customer experience. He reports to Casey Carl, Target’s president of multichannel. Carl noted that, in theMore »

Target Q1 Net Falls 16 Percent

Target

MINNEAPOLIS-Target’s first quarter ended with a 16 percent drop in net income, to $418 million, as the mass merchant slowly deals with the data-breach scandal and the departures of two top-level executives. On May 5, Gregg Steinhafel resigned as chairman, president and CEO, in the wake of the hacking of credit-card information of Target customers,More »

Target Names Schindele Chief of Canada Operation

Mark Schindele

MINNEAPOLIS-Target has tabbed Mark Schindele, senior vice president of merchandising operations, president of Target Canada. Schindele is succeeding Tony Fisher, who has left the company. He reports to Kathee Tesija, chief merchandising and supply-chain officer, whose responsibilities include Target Canada. Fisher’s departure is the second high-level change at the retailer in two weeks. On MayMore »

Steinhafel Steps Down as Target Chief

Gregg Steinhafel

MINNEAPOLIS-Gregg Steinhafel, Target’s chairman, president and CEO, has resigned effective today, ending his 35-year career with the retailer. A statement from the Target board of directors, issued today, said Steinhafel and the board mutually agreed to end his tenure after “extensive discussions.” A letter written by Steinhafel to the board obtained by HFN said heMore »

hhgregg Tabs Risch as COO

Troy Risch

INDIANAPOLIS-Troy Risch has been named chief operating officer of specialty retailer hhgregg, a post he will assume on May 5. Risch will succeed Gregg Throgmartin, who resigned as executive vice president and chief operating officer effective March 31. Risch’s background includes serving as executive vice president of store operations for RadioShack. Prior to this, heMore »

DeRodes Named Target CIO

Bob DeRodes

MINNEAPOLIS-Target has appointed Bob DeRodes executive vice president and chief information officer as it continues its efforts to resolve the breach into millions of its customers’ credit-card information, which occurred during the holiday shopping season. When DeRodes assumes his new post on May 5, he will be responsible for the retailer’s technology team and operations,More »