Movers & Shakers- Industry People on the Move
CEO and President Kenneth R. Weller of Good Guys stepped in as chairman of the company's board of directors when Ronald A. Unkefer retired as chairman and as a board member. Unkefer remains the company's largest individual shareholder. Unkefer returned to Good Guys in 1999 to lead the retailer's turn around and brought 11-year Good Guys veteran Weller back into the fold after a seven year stint at Best Buy.
Former Senior Vice President of Services for Best Buy Lowell Peters is now chairman of Partsearch's Advisory Board. Peters has been a services industry professional for more than 34 years, including 20 years with the Sears service organization.
Tune in: Ron Baime was appointed to vice president of merchandising, audio, for the The Musicland Group. He replaces Dick Odette, who was with Musicland for nearly 20 years. Baime comes from Kohl's Department Stores, where he was senior vice president of e-commerce.