People News

Sep 01, 2002 9:30 PM  By

Jim Bromley was named president of Nordstrom’s catalog and Internet division. Bromley, who joined the Seattle-based company two years ago, was previously the direct division’s executive vice president/chief financial officer. Nordstrom recently changed the name of the division from Nordstrom.com to Nordstrom Direct; a wholly owned subsidiary of Nordstrom, the division is responsible for the Nordstrom Website and the Lifestyle and Nordstrom Delivered catalogs.

San Francisco-based cataloger/retailer Sharper Image has named Deborah Dinkelacker senior vice president of marketing. Most recently, Dinkelacker was senior vice president of marketing for Providian Financial. Mayfield Heights, OH-based Cole National Corp., whose properties include gifts mailer/retailer Things Remembered, appointed Lawrence E. Hyatt executive vice president/chief financial officer. Hyatt was chief financial and restructuring officer of PSINet.

Phoenix-based pet products marketer PetSmart has named Timothy E. Kullman senior vice president/chief financial officer. Most recently, Kullman was executive vice president/chief financial officer for Hagemeyer North America Holdings, a wholly owned division of The Netherlands-based Hagemeyer NV, a global distribution company.

Karin Pierson has joined New York-based list firm List Process Co. as senior account executive. Pierson previously worked at Mokrynski & Associates.

Menasha, WI-based printer and supply chain management services provider Banta Corp. has appointed Ginger M. Jones corporate controller. Jones was most recently chief financial officer of Choiceparts, a subsidiary of Reynolds & Reynolds. In addition, Robert E. Keller was named corporate director of compensation and benefits. He was formerly vice president of human resources and communications for Quebecor World-North America. Banta also named JoRae M. Galli corporate director of human resources. And Banta has promoted Patricia M. Look to compensation and benefits manager from senior benefits administrator.

Ann Arbor, MI-based Web developer Fry Multimedia has named Janita Gaulzetti marketing director. Gaulzetti had been director of marketing at IT services firm Decision Consultants. In addition, Fry has named Petra Schindler Carter director of consulting services.

Cincinnati-based Federated Department Stores has announced that James Amann will oversee Federated Direct, which includes the Bloomingdale’s by Mail catalog and Macy’s.com Website. Amann had been chairman of Federated’s financial, administrative, and credit services division.

Schaumburg, IL-based list firm Rubin Response Services promoted Steve Klein and John Murphy to senior account executives and promoted Eric Thomas to account executive, all in the company’s list brokerage division.

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