Pola Orbis Holdings Inc. has made management shifts in the U.S. to better position the Japanese company for growth. Robert F. Seidl, former chief executive officer and president of H20 Plus LLC, the first company ever to be acquired by Pola Orbis, has been named chief global business strategy officer. He will oversee global expansion and scout acquisition targets. Bill Colli, previously senior vice president of sales and marketing at H20 Plus, has been named general manager, global business…. Douglas Holding AG has named Dennis Schulze as chief financial officer, succeeding Burkhard Bamberger. Schulze joins the German retailer from the Carlyle Group…. Chuck Rubin has stepped down as president and chief executive officer of Ulta Beauty to become ceo of arts-and-crafts retailer Michaels Stores Inc. Non-executive chairman Dennis Eck will fill in as interim ceo as the company looks for a permanent replacement…. Joe Magnacca has left Walgreen Co. as executive vice president and president of daily living products and solutions for the top spot at RadioShack Corp.
This story first appeared in the March 8, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.