Gribetz named president of Lenox.
LESTER GRIBETZ, FORMER VICE chairman of Bloomingdale's and a past executive of Waterford Wedgwood, has been named president of Lenox Corp. Gribetz reports directly to Peter Cameron, chief executive officer.
In addition, Tricia Foley, a former Wedgwood president, has joined Lenox as vice president, creative director. Foley reports to Gribetz.
A new corporate structure has also been established at Lenox, which was acquired by Clarion Capital Partners in March. Fred Spivak is chief financial officer and leads finance, IT and distribution functions. Paul Leichtnam is vice president, manufacturing. Dan Schutzman is vice president, direct. Pam Metcalf is vice president, retail. All four report to Cameron.
In addition, Bill Wieland is executive vice president of wholesale and custom brands. Jim Mylonas is vice president of custom brands, reporting to Wieland. Tim Carder, vice president of design and creative, expands his responsibilities to include licensing, with Candace Biafore, corporate licensing manager reporting to him. Sherri Crisenbery is vice president of the Lenox brand, while Pam Massenburg is vice president of the Dansk brand. Janice DiClemente is vice president, forecasting. Wieland, Crisenbery, Massonburg and DiClemente all report to Gribetz.
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|Publication:||HFN The Weekly Newspaper for the Home Furnishing Network|
|Date:||Apr 20, 2009|
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