Circuit City Promotes Three Executives
Feb 24, 2006
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Consumer electronics retailer Circuit City Stores, Inc. announced that effective March 1, 2006, George D. Clark, Jr., has been promoted to executive vice president, president-retail stores, Fiona P. Dias has been promoted to executive vice president, chief marketing officer, and Douglas T. Moore has been promoted to executive vice president, chief merchandising officer.

"The promotions of Danny, Fiona, and Doug to executive vice president reflects the strength of our leadership team as we begin fiscal year 2007," said Phil Schoonover, president of Circuit City Stores, Inc. "As chief executive officer, I will look to them to continue to drive key business objectives such as leading our cultural transformation at retail, enhancing our merchandising performance and improving our multi-channel advertising effectiveness as part our efforts to build a new Circuit City."

Clark joined the company in 1983. He was promoted to store manager in 1987, district manager in 1992 and regional vice president in 1993. Clark was named assistant vice president in 1995; vice president and Central Division president in 1997; Eastern Division president in 2002 and senior vice president in 2003. He was named general merchandise manager for technology in 2004. In 2005, Clark was promoted to president - retail stores.

Dias joined Circuit City in 2000 as senior vice president - marketing. She was named president of Circuit City Direct in 2003 and chief marketing officer in 2005. Before joining the company, she was chief marketing officer at Stick Networks, Inc., a wireless software company, during 2000; vice president - marketing and development for the Frito-Lay Company, from 1999 to 2000; and vice president of corporate development at Pennzoil Quaker State Company, from 1996 to 1999. Prior to 1996, she held various brand management positions with The Procter and Gamble Company.

Moore joined the company in 1990 as a regional manager for the roadshop division. He was named regional vice president in 1995 and became assistant vice president of corporate operations in 1997. Moore was named general manager, builder appliance sales division in 1998; senior national buyer in 1999; divisional merchandising manager - imaging in 2000; and director of merchandising operations in 2002. In 2003, he became Western Division president and senior vice president. In 2004, Moore was named senior vice president, merchandising and chief merchandising officer in 2005.

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