JCPenney announced the appointment of several highly talented and accomplished senior executives to our team of retail experts. Steve Whaley has been named senior vice president, principal accounting officer and controller, reporting to Bill Wafford, executive vice president, chief financial officer, effective April 29.
Laurene Gandolfo has been named senior vice president for home product design and development reporting to Michelle Wlazlo, executive vice president, chief merchant, effective April 22. In this newly created role, Gandolfo will apply her significant home experience to re-establish relevance across the Company’s home categories and brands, including JCPenney Home, Cooks and Liz Claiborne.
Trish Adams also joins JCPenney as a strategic advisor, supporting the Company’s transformation office led by Truett Horne, senior vice president, chief transformation officer.