Borders Taps Edwards as EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer16 Sep, 2009 By: Billy Gil
Borders Group has named Michael J. Edwards EVP, chief merchandising officer, starting Sept. 28.
Edwards, a 26-year retail veteran, will report to Borders Group CEO Ron Marshall and will head development and execution of merchandising and marketing strategies, as well as inventory allocation and control, supply chain, customer relationship management and e-commerce. Anne Kubek, formerly EVP of merchandising and marketing, is leaving the company.
Edwards most recently served as president and CEO of Portland, Ore.-based Ellington Leather.