Target Corporation has promoted John Mulligan to the role of executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective September 1. In the newly created position, Mulligan will assume oversight of stores, supply chain, and properties.
In the June issue of Consumer Goods Technology, Ben Gadbois, the global president and COO of Spin Master, will be honored as one of the magazine’s 2014 Visionaries. The list celebrates the success of people in driving notable change, both within their respective organizations and throughout the consumer goods industry as a whole.
During his 1.7 years with Spin Master, Gadbois helped to initiative a restructuring, which was necessary for the company to realign its human and financial resources in order to reposition itself for growth. The company grew nearly 20 percent last year and on pace to beat that growth this year. It is also now strategically focused on driving immersive extensions to its toy lines through the creation of entertainment properties, games, and digital experiences.