Retailer Circuit City Stores named John T. Harlow executive vice president and chief operating officer. Harlow will oversee the company's retail stores, real estate, information technology, and supply chain. Harlow comes to Circuit City with nearly 20 years of experience as a senior retail operator and turnaround executive. His line operating experience is complemented by more than eight years of consulting experience working with leading retail organizations.
Harlow was most recently a retail director with Deloitte Consulting LLP and has been involved with Circuit City over the past year. Prior to joining Deloitte, Harlow was senior vice president, Operations for the A&P U.S. division of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. Harlow was also corporate vice president, Administration for Toys "R" Us, Inc.