RadioShack Corporation announced that James Gooch has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of the company. Gooch will join the company on Aug. 16, 2006, and oversee the company's finance, treasury, accounting, and investor relations functions. Gooch was most recently executive vice president and chief financial officer of Entertainment Publications based in Troy, Michigan.
Gooch, a certified public accountant, spent 10 years with Kmart Corporation, and subsequently Sears Holdings, serving in various positions, including vice president, controller, treasurer, and vice president of corporate financial planning and analysis. Prior to Kmart and Sears Holdings, he held progressive financial management positions with Helene Curtis and The Quaker Oats Company. He began his career in 1989 as an auditor in public accounting.
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