LOS ANGELES — John D. Goodman has moved from the boardroom to the chief executive officer’s office at The Wet Seal Inc.
Goodman, an apparel industry veteran who was previously executive vice president, chief apparel and home officer at Sears Holdings Corp. and ceo of Charlotte Russe Holding Inc., fills the vacancy that was created when Susan McGalla was fired in July after 16 months on the job. Goodman, who has signed a contract to keep him in the ceo post through 2016, initially joined the Foothills Ranch, Calif.-based retailer as a board member in September.
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