Movers and Shakers

May 01, 2009 9:30 PM  By

Apparel retailer Charming Shoppes has named James P. “Jim” Fogarty president/CEO. Fogarty had previously been a managing director with Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a global professional services firm, where he most recently served as president/chief operating officer of Lehman Bros.

The Nonprofit Federation of the Direct Marketing Association (DMANF) has hired Christopher M. Quinn, assistant vice president of Membership for the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), as its executive director. Quinn will be based in DMA’s Washington office.

Office supplies cataloger/retailer Staples has appointed Rob Vale president of Staples Europe, a new position for the company. Vale had been CEO of Spicers, Ltd., an office products wholesale distributor.

Women’s apparel merchant The Talbots has named Benedetta Casamento executive vice president of finance, a newly created position. Casamento had been with Liz Claiborne for nine years, most recently as president of Liz Claiborne, Claiborne and Monet brands.