Shop.org appointed five new members to two-year terms on its board of directors. The company’s new executives include Certona chief executive Meyar Sheik, Google’s managing director for branded apparel and durables, April Anderson, J.C. Penney vice president of digital commerce Josh Friedman, QVC senior vice president for digital commerce Alex Miller and Walmart.com lifestyle general manager Sarah Veit Wallis. The group plans to meet in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, at Shop.org’s Digital Experience Workshop this July.
Walmart recently named Lee Tappenden as the new CEO and president of Walmart Canada. Tappenden started at Walmart in 1996 and held various leadership positions at the company, including Walmart Japan’s chief marketing officer and VP of merchandising for the international division. He will assume his new position on Aug. 15.
Tukatech, Inc. hired Marta Maiandi as its new Tukatech Europe director. Maiandi holds an Information and Industrial Systems degree from the Polytechnic University of Milan. She will be based in Curno, Italy, and be responsible for engineering, sales and support for Europe’s Tukatech users.
DHL Supply Chain
Oscar de Bok was appointed as DHL Supply Chain’s new CEO for mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. He will be taking over from Paul Graham, who resigned from the company for personal reasons.
CEO Tim Belk is retiring from his position after serving the company for 35 years. He will remain on the company’s executive board. Former Hot Topic CEO Lisa Harper will take over his position on July 5.