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Network of Executive Women

Report: Women exec turnover high in retail, CPG

Report: Women exec turnover high in retail, CPG

The retailing and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry sectors aren’t immune to gender inequality in the workplace. A report released this week by the Network of Executive Women (NEW) found that turnover rate among women — especially women executives — is much higher than that for men in the retail and CPG industries. Titled “The

NEW names retail, CPG executives to board

NEW names retail, CPG executives to board

CHICAGO — The Network of Executive Women has appointed a new board chair and seven new members to its board of directors. Lisa Walsh, chief executive officer of Truco Enterprises, will be the women’s leadership organization’s new board chair, replacing Karen Stuckey, senior vice president, private brands general merchandise for Walmart, who assumes the role

Network of Executive Women names new CEO

Network of Executive Women names new CEO

CHICAGO — Sarah Alter has taken the helm as president and chief executive officer of the Network of Executive Women (NEW). NEW, the largest women’s leadership organization in the North American retail and consumer goods sector, said Alter became CEO effective June 5. Most recently, she was chief operating officer for shopping center developer General

Inclusive approach creates competitive edge

Many of the boldface names in the retail and consumer products sectors belong to women. Helena Foulkes is president of CVS/pharmacy, the drug chain where Judy Sansone is chief merchant. Kathee Tesija holds the latter position at Target, and Michelle Gloeckler runs Walmart’s consumables business and heads up the company’s U.S. Manufacturing initiative. Delhaize America