On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1360 AM Northeast, WI 97.5 FM Green Bay, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
49° Feels Like: 49°
Wind: NNW 3 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.02”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Scattered Thunderstorms 68°

Tonight

Mostly Clear 36°

Tomorrow

Sunny 54°

Toys R Us picks interim CEO for top post, gets new U.S. president

(Reuters) - Toys R Us Inc on Wednesday named its interim chief executive officer to the role full-time and said it hired an executive with experience at rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc to run its U.S. business, ending an eight-month leadership search as it prepares for the holiday season.

Antonio Urcelay, 61, will become CEO immediately, after serving as the toy retailer's interim CEO since May. He joined the company in 1996.

Hank Mullany will join as president of Toys R Us U.S. on November 5, the company said. Mullany, 55, was previously CEO of The ServiceMaster Co. Prior to ServiceMaster, he was executive vice president of Walmart U.S. and president of Walmart's northern business, Toys R Us said.

Toys R Us in February said that Gerald Storch would step down from the CEO role, just weeks after the world's largest dedicated toy retailer reported disappointing results for the all-important holiday season.

(Reporting by Jessica Wohl in Chicago; Editing by Nick Zieminski)

Comments