Rutenis Upped to Head J.C. Penney Home
June 1, 2012,
PLANO, Texas-J.C. Penney has promoted Paul Rutenis to general merchandise manager for its home division.
Rutenis has assumed leadership over the retailer's home merchandise teams, with a special charge to re-energize its home business, according to a company statement. He reports to Liz Sweney, chief merchant.
Before assuming his new role, Rutenis, who joined J.C. Penney last year, was divisional merchandise manager of furniture and decorative accessories. His retailing career also includes merchandising positions with Dick's Sporting Goods and May Department Stores.
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