September 19, 2013

USG Corporation has made a couple of executive appointments in line with its overall growth strategy of diversifying the company's earnings. Effective Oct. 1, Christopher R. Griffin will leave his post as executive VP operations for the role of executive VP and COO. Additionally, Jennifer F. Scanlon will transition from VP and president, international to senior VP and president, international.

February 15, 2012

Wilsonart International, a maker of countertops and sinks, has named Kristen Manos as its new president. She replaces Bill Gaetano, who announced his retirement late last year. DiGaetano has been president of Wilsonart since 2005 and is a 33-year veteran of the Temple, Texas, company. 

October 17, 2011

Sears Holdings has begun the staged rollout of Apple iPads and Apple iPod Touch devices, starting with nearly 450 stores nationwide. The move is designed to enhance the relationship between customers and associates, while improving the overall in-store shopping experience, Sears said. 

February 7, 2011

Central Garden & Pet has announced the appointment of Frank Palantoni as executive VP and president of the pet segment, effective Feb. 14, 2011.  Palantoni will report to William Brown, Central's chairman and CEO.

September 7, 2008

Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based Sears Holdings has named two key executives to head its home improvement...

August 27, 2008

New heads have been named to home services, as well as Craftsman, Kenmore and DieHard...

September 25, 2007

The forest products company cited weakened demand and the high value of the Canadian dollar....

September 16, 2007

The Canadian manufacturer and exporter faces a rising Canadian dollar and declining lumber prices....