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Nov 01, 2001 10:30 PM  By

Reno, NV-based iGo Corp., a multichannel marketer of mobile and wireless parts and accessories, promoted Miya Keating MacKenzie from senior director of marketing to vice president of marketing.

Philadelphia-based Roosevelt Paper Co. promoted Bill Baltrusaitis, formerly manager of its Mount Laurel, NJ, plant, to operations manager. Baltrusaitis will be succeeded in Mount Laurel by Tom Miller, who most recently served as sales support supervisor for the company.

San Francisco-based Gap appointed Deborah Lloyd senior vice president of product design and development for Banana Republic. Most recently, Lloyd was vice president of women’s design for Burberry London.

Dodgeville, WI-based Lands’ End named Vincent Gallucci vice president, corporate sales, replacing David Zentmyer, who resigned from the company. Gallucci most recently was senior vice president of ProVantage Health Services.

Vernon Hills, IL-based CDW Computer Centers promoted Sandra Rouhselang to vice president. She retains her position as controller as well. Previously, Rouhselang served as vice president/controller of Edward Don & Co.

Weehawken, NJ-based multititle mailer Hanover Direct named Basil P. Regan to its board of directors. Regan, who had served as a director in 2000, fills a vacancy on the board following the recent resignation of Robert F. Wright. Regan founded Regan Partners, which holds approximately 18% of Hanover Direct’s common stock, in 1989.

Chicago-based multichannel marketing agency CFM Direct appointed Heidi Bellm to the newly created position of e-director. Most recently, Bellm was interactive art director at IMC2.

Holliston, MA-based Harvard Bioscience, a manufacturer/marketer of medical and pharmaceutical research tools, promoted Susan Luscinski from vice president finance/administration to chief financial officer. Luscinski replaces the retiring Jim Warren.

Austin, TX-based computer manufacturer/marketer Dell Computer Corp. appointed James T. Vanderslice to a senior advisory role as vice chairman of the company, in advance of his planned retirement at the end of next year. Kevin B. Rollins, who previously shared president and chief operating officer roles and duties with Vanderslice, is now the sole holder of those titles.

Renton, WA-based computer cataloger Zones promoted Sean Hobday to vice president of enterprise sales. Hobday joined Zones in 1999 and has been director of business development since March 2000.

Suffern, NY-based women’s apparel marketer The Dress Barn gave vice chairman David R. Jaffe the additional title of chief operating officer and named him to the company’s board of directors. Burt Steinberg, previously vice chairman/chief operating officer, was appointed executive director and nominated to continue on the company’s board of directors for another three years. And Kathryn Bufano, president/chief merchandising officer, takes additional responsibility for the stores division and merchandise allocation.

Austin, TX-based Golfsmith International appointed Ira Williams vice president of e-commerce and direct marketing. Most recently, Williams was director of corporate development at CBS Sportsline.

AmeriMark Direct, a Cleveland-based multititle mailer of women’s apparel and accessories, named Jill Friedman catalog director of its Anthony Richards catalog. Most recently, Friedman served as a merchandising and promotion consultant to Haband.

Ronald Sargent, president/chief operating officer of Framingham, MA-based office products cataloger/retailer Staples, will become CEO, effective Feb. 3, 2002. Sargent succeeds Thomas Stemberg, founder of the company, who will stay on as executive chairman. Staples owns the Quill catalogs.

Nebraska City, NE-based western apparel cataloger/retailer The Fort Western Outpost hired Barbara Jones as purchasing manager. She was previously product design manager and buyer at gifts catalog Tender Heart Treasures.

J.C. Whitney & Co., a Chicago-based cataloger of auto parts and accessories, appointed Robert D. Cocks executive vice president/chief operating officer. Most recently, Cocks was president of Auto Body Toolmart.

Highland Park, IL-based art supplies mailer Dick Blick Holdings appointed Thomas Nelson corporate marketing manager. He was previously marketing consultant for Eximious of London.

Willowbrook, IL-based R.R. Donnelley Logistics, a business unit of R.R. Donnelley, named William R. McLennan chief operating officer. McLennan’s experience includes 15 years in industrial operations management and an entrepreneurial role as co-president of Packtion Corp.

Norwich, VT-based baking products manufacturer/marketer The King Arthur Flour Co. appointed Gary Hirshberg to its board of directors. Hirshberg is president/CEO of yogurt company Stonyfield Farm.

Danbury, CT-based list company Statlistics has hired Barbara Stanley as an account manager. Most recently, Stanley worked for IC Direct and RMI Direct.

Portsmouth, RI-based Image Award Ribbons named Jeanette Cerce sales manager. She has 15 years of experience in the award ribbon business and customer service.

Ken Lane, vice president of marketing for Litchfield, CT-based White Flower Farm, was appointed to the board of directors of the Mail Order Gardening Association. He will head up the association’s Market Research and Evaluation committee.

Peoria, IL-based Dynamic Graphics named Clint Funk director of Dynamic Graphics Training, formerly known as Dynamics Graphics Educational Foundation. Previously, Funk operated his own training firm, which offered seminars for printers, prepress workflow consulting, and hands-on training for printers, catalogers, and retailers.

Peterborough, NH-based list firm Millard Group appointed Sharon Radt an account manager in its San Diego list management office. Most recently, Radt worked at Fancy Publications as product manager and trade show manager.

Send information about new hires and promotions to Ellen Hansen, Catalog Age, P.O. Box 4242, Stamford, CT 06907-0242.

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