Two Appointments at Nordstrom
Nordstrom has promoted Deniz Anders to senior vice president and chief marketing officer, and hired former Dick’s Sporting Goods exec Nina Barjesteh as president of the retailer’s product group, where she’ll focus on bolstering Nordstrom’s private labels.
In her new role, Anders will lead all marketing efforts on behalf of the company, including brand programs, digital marketing, creative strategy and corporate affairs. Anders has been with Nordstrom for 22 years, most recently serving as vice president of marketing. Barjesteh left Dick’s, where she served as senior vice president of product development and design, to join Nordstrom. She also served as chief merchant of rue21 and held various roles at Target, where spent 20 years.
Dollar General CEO to Retire
Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos will retire in November. He has served as the discount retailer’s chief executive and as a member of the board of directors since June 2015.
Chief Operating Officer Jeffery Owen will succeed Vasos, who will remain with the company in a senior advisory position from Nov. 1, 2022, through April 1, 2023. He is expected to enter into a two-year consulting agreement and continue to serve as a member of Dollar General’s board of directors.
Dollar Tree Fills CIO Role
Dollar Tree tapped retail real estate executive and former Dollar General alum, Bobby Aflatooni, as its new chief information officer. He succeeds Andy Paisley, one of four corporate executives who departed the discount retailer in June as part of a c-suite shakeup. Aflatooni most recently served as executive vice president and CIO for The Howard Hughes Corporation. Prior to that, he spent nine years at Dollar General in multiple roles.