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J.C. Penney Appoints Walsh Chief Digital Officer

J.C. Penney has appointed Karl Walsh, an executive with more than 18 years of e-commerce experience, as senior vice president, chief digital officer, to lead strategic advancements of the company’s digital platforms, most notably in its flagship store jcp.com.

J.C. Penney Hiring Seasonal Associates

With the holiday season approaching, J.C. Penney is aiming to increase its staff for seasonal shopping, with plans to hire approximately 37,000 seasonal associates for a variety of positions in stores, e-commerce facilities and customer care centers.

Executive Profile
Jill Soltau, J.C. Penney

Before joining J.C. Penney, Jill Soltau was CEO of Joann Stores, a specialty retailer of fabrics and crafting supplies with about 850 stores across the United States. When it announced her hiring, the retailer emphasized that she helped reinvigorate the Joann brand and improved its market position by taking a consumer-oriented approach to determine and deliver compelling assortments.

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