ROCKY HILL, Conn.--Ames Department Stores Inc. named Jack Burtelow executive vice president and chief financial officer, a position which hasn't been filled since December 1992. Burtelow, who will join the company Aug. 1., was senior vice president and chief financial officer at Venture Stores Inc., another regional discount chain. Burtelow will take over responsibilities that have been handled by two senior executives. The last chief financial officer at Ames was Peter Thorner, who was promoted to president and chief operating officer, but left the company last month. Burtelow, 46, will report to president and chief executive officer Joseph R. Ettore.
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