NEIMAN’S NAMES SENIOR VP
Byline: Rusty Williamson
DALLAS — Neiman Marcus has named Tom Lind senior vice president and a director of stores, succeeding Leonard Utz, who retired.
Lind has responsibility for nine Neiman’s units, including five stores in California plus locations in Denver; Las Vegas; Scottsdale, Ariz., and Ala Moana, Hawaii. The 31-unit Neiman’s has two other senior vice presidents and directors of stores: Malcolm Reuben, who has responsibility for stores in Texas and Atlanta and three stores in the Chicago area, and Tom Stangle, for stores on the East Coast and in Florida, Minneapolis, Troy, Mich., and St. Louis.
All three executives report to Karen Katz, executive vice president of stores.
Lind’s appointment marks his return to the luxury chain. For the past 10 years, he was a vice president and general manager at RHC Group in Melrose Park, Ill., a division of RHC/Spacemaster Corp., which makes retail store fixtures, merchandising equipment and lighting products.
Before that, Lind spent 10 years at Neiman Marcus Stores, where he was vice president and general manager of the Town & Country store in Houston and was vice presi¦dent and divisional merchandise manager of designer sportswear and couture.