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Shop, NRF Div appoints new executive committee for BoDs
Jan '08
Shop.org, the digital division of the National Retail Federation, has appointed a new executive committee for its Board of Directors, including a new Chairman and Vice Chairman.

Richard Last, Vice President, New Business Development – jcp.com, JCPenney, becomes Shop.org's new Chairman. Last had previously served as Shop.org's Vice Chairman.

Last takes over for Elaine Rubin, President, Ekrubin Inc, who had been Chairman for the past eight years and was recently awarded the prestigious NRF Silver Anvil Award for her service.

Rubin, a co-founder of Shop.org, will continue to serve as a Shop.org Board member. Patti Freeman Evans, Senior Analyst, Retail, JupiterResearch, will fill the Vice Chairman role.

“Shop.org is fortunate to have such talented and committed leadership,” said Scott Silverman, Executive Director of Shop.org. “The members of Shop.org's executive committee make the perfect team to help Shop.org fulfill its vision and mission.”

In addition to Last and Freeman Evans, Troy Brown, Senior Director and General Manager, Timberland.com and Kelly Mooney, President, Chief Experience Officer and Partner, Resource Interactive were appointed to Shop.org's four-person executive committee.

The Executive Committee is selected from Shop.org's 17-person Board of Directors, which is elected by the Shop.org membership.

“I am and excited and honored to become Shop.org's next Chairman,” said Last. “Thanks to the strong leadership and vision of Elaine Rubin, Shop.org has never been stronger and has a bright future as the world's leading membership community for digital retail.

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