Duckwall-ALCO Stores has named Richard E. Wilson as president/CEO effective February 22. Lawrence J. Zigerelli, the president and CEO since July 2008, has resigned.
Wilson has been Principal of Corporate Alliance Group, a management consulting company specializing in marketing, product development, planning, strategy and brand management for the retail and wholesale trade, since 2007.
Previously, Wilson was senior vp/general merchandise, for BJ’s Wholesale Club, where he was responsible for a $2 billion business including merchandising, marketing, private brand development, global sourcing and club presentation. Wilson also served as an executive with May Department Stores, the Filene’s division of May and Macy’s.