August 17, 2011

Dorvin Lively, the former chief financial officer and executive VP of Ace Hardware, has been hired at RadioShack as the company’s CFO, chief administrative officer and executive VP, effective immediately. 

Lively, 53, left the Oak Brook, Ill, buying group on Aug. 10. He joined Ace in March 2008 as senior VP and CFO and was promoted to executive VP in December 2010. 

July 27, 2011

New York-based Haier has redesigned its website.

“Over the past several months we have globalized the Haier brand through a consistent logo and company tagline, Smarter Life-Better Planet,” said Richard Block, Haier’s VP marketing, North America. “The next component of that strategy is our website, which now has a new look and much more consumer-friendly navigation.”

May 9, 2011

Appliance maker Haier has joined as a sponsor of the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). 

NPCA represents more than 600,000 members and supporters throughout the country whose help is crucial to the mission of protecting and improving national parks.

The partnership goes hand in hand with Haier’s recent efforts to raise awareness and about sustainable living, including the launch of its new line of energy-efficient appliances, according to New York City-based Haier. 

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