Executive Mathews Departs Circuit City
Circuit City announced Tuesday that David L. Mathews, who had been executive vice president for merchandising, services and marketing, has departed the company. Mathews has accepted a position as president of Orchard Brands, which is owned by Golden Gate Capital.
In a statement released by the company, Mathews said that the decision to leave the company was “tough,” but that he was taking advantage of an opportunity to return to his native New England. Also in the statement, company CEO Philip J. Schoonover thanked Mathews for his service. Prior to his tenure at Circuit City, Mathews had stints at Crutchfield Corp., eCustomers, Inc. and Dell. He had been with Circuit City since 2005.