Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Jo-Ann appoints Susan Benten as senior VP & GMM
Jo-Ann appoints Susan Benten as senior VP & GMM
19
Aug '16
Courtesy: Jo-Ann
Courtesy: Jo-Ann
Jo-Ann fabric and craft stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer, has appointed Susan van Benten as senior vice president/general merchandise manager (SVP/GMM), sewing.

She will report to president and chief executive officer (CEO), Jill Soltau, effective August 15, 2016.

Susan Benten most recently served as chief merchandising and marketing officer/senior vice president (CMO/SVP) with Hancock Fabrics, where she led merchandising, marketing, planning, allocation and data integrity. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in merchandising from Indiana University.

Soltau said, “Susan has developed strong supplier relationships and a keen understanding of our industry's dynamics. She will play a key role in implementing new merchandising fundamentals as part of our retail strategy. Susan brings a passion for serving customers, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the Jo-Ann leadership team.”

In support of this new merchandising structure, Mary Jo Schoenfeld and Kathy Lacks are also joining Jo-Ann.

Schoenfeld is joining Jo-Ann as VP/DMM, seasonal/floral. She most recently served as a DMM for Boot Barn Holdings, Inc., driving sales in stores and ecommerce. Schoenfeld is a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.

Kathy Lacks will serve as VP/DMM, trend craft. Lacks earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 26th Jun 2017

GSTN registration reopens

E-commerce operators and TDS (tax deducted at source) deductors can...

Textiles | On 26th Jun 2017

Expedite release of ROSL pending claims: TEA to Centre

The Tiruppur Exporters' Association (TEA) has again urged Union...

Textiles | On 26th Jun 2017

'Export promotion schemes to continue under GST regime'

The export promotion schemes will continue under GST regime, said...

Interviews View All

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Nuno Venda
ROQ

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
July 2017

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search