Dov Charney appealed to more than 300 current and former textile workers this past Saturday in a backyard meeting in South Central Los Angeles. The American Apparel founder was officially fired in December but refuses to walk away from the company he created in the late ’90s.
Jeff Herbert, an outside consultant brought in by Sergio Zyman for J.C. Penney’s marketing department, is gone. So is the general merchandising manager of the home department, an area that was one of ex-leader Ron Johnson’s big bets.
Kristen Blum, J.C. Penney’s chief technology officer since January 2012, is the latest ex-Apple executive to leave the company after former CEO Ron Johnson was fired in April.
Eric Hunter, the SVP of marketing, was dismissed earlier this month and sources say ex-Coca Cola consultant Sergio Zyman has severely cut back his involvement.