Henri Bendel (Columbus, Ohio) has named Chris Fiore president of the upscale chain. Fiore has worked with such retailers as Coach, Gap and most recently American Eagle. Ed Bucciarelli, who had served at the helm of the boutique since 2005, will continue to expand accessories development at parent company Limited Brands.
Prolitec Inc. (Milwaukee, developer of air treatment, scenting and air care technologies) has named Craig Carman senior vp of sales.
Kelly Bacon has joined TPG Architecture (New York) as director of business development.
National in-store visual merchandising provider Process Displays (Minneapolis) has rebranded the company as PD. Two core service divisions of PD will be branded as PD Tempo, for displays and seasonal visual merchandising, and PD Solid, for permanent and semi-permanent solutions. Both PD Tempo and PD Solid will share a campus with PD’s other complementary service divisions, which include DesignLab and a high security fulfillment center. PD will also soon be opening Red Chariot, a retail experience immersion center designed exclusively for retailers and retail brands, complete with a prototype retail store and fully appointed planning, design and workshop facility. For more information, visit theredchariot.com.
CDW Merchants Inc. has moved. The company new contact information is: 6955 N. Hamlin Ave., Lincolnwood, IL, 60712. P: 847-733-1469.
ELAN General Contracting Inc. (San Diego) has been accepted as a member in the Retail Contractors Association (RCA).
Lighting Science Group Corp. (Satellite Beach, Fla.), a maker of LED-based lighting, is partnering with lighting distributor Orizzonte Group (New York) as part of an effort to expand its business overseas, including to Turkey.
Access Display Group Inc. (Long Island, N.Y.) has launched a B2B e-commerce website, LightBoxes4Sale.com, offering indoor and outdoor light boxes in a range of styles, finishes and sizes.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC, Washington, D.C.) has announced the newly elected directors to its 2011 board. The new directors include: Elizabeth J. Heider, Skanska, filling the Constructor of Buildings seat; Kirsten Ritchie, Gensler, filling the Green Building Educator seat; Walter Cuculic, Green Your Home Consulting, filling the Home Builder seat; Elizabeth Whalen, CalAg, filling the Product Manufacturer Executive seat; Ann Archino Howe, Sustainable Design Studio, filling the Site Designer seat; and Dennis Maloskey, PA Governor's Green Government Council, filling the State and Local Government Employee seat. In addition, the board named the following directors to fill appointed seats: Carlton Brown, Full Spectrum, filling the Green Affordable Housing seat; and Majora Carter, Majora Carter Group, filling the Sustainable Communities seat.