MANCHESTER, N.H.–CCA Global Partners has named Rick Bennet to the position of co-chief executive officer.
Bennet comes to the company with a lengthy background in both retailing and general management at the national and international levels. He worked with May Department Stores Co. for more than 27 years, ultimately serving as vice chairman. More recently, Bennet was president and CEO of Direct Holdings Worldwide, an international direct marketing business with a variety of holdings, including the Lillian Vernon catalog and Time Life entertainment.
“I have gotten to know Rick very well,” said Howard Brodsky, chairman and co-CEO of CCA Global. “He is a strategic thinker, tactical operator and a developer of people. He has earned my absolute confidence and trust.”
The position of co-CEO was previously held by Alan Greenberg, who died in August. Greenberg co-founded the company with Brodsky and shared the title of chairman with him as well.
Bennet will be based at CCA’s St. Louis headquarters.