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• Daymon Worldwide said that it has hired Dave Berry to be its new CIO responsible for managing the company's global information systems and assessing "the company’s current IT infrastructure to determine how to better support the company’s growth in domestic and international markets," according to the story in the Wall Street Journal.

Berry comes to Daymon from HomeServe, a provider of home emergency repairs, where he was CIO. Prior to that, the Journal writes, Berry "served in a number of interim CIO posts, including at Ascena Retail Group, TOMS Shoes, Polycom Inc. and smartShift. Before the interim stretch, Mr. Berry worked as CIO of fragrance maker Coty Inc. for 12 years."


• Starbucks announced that Starbucks Canada executive vice president and president Annie Young-Scrivner has been named executive vice president and president of its Teavana business.

At the same time, retail operations executive and Partner (Employee) Resources senior vice president Rossann Williams has been appointed senior vice president and president, Starbucks Canada.

And, Teavana founder/CEO Andy Mack, having helped with the integration of Teavana with Starbucks, has decided to retire from the company.
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