Musicland Names Jack Chadsey Chairman & CEO
Musicland Holding Corp., a leading entertainment retailer, announced that Jack Chadsey has been named chairman & chief executive officer. Chadsey, 57, takes the helm of the $1.2 billion, 900-store chain, as it is poised to launch the entertainment retail store of the future.
Chadsey's retail career spans 35 years at senior executive positions with premier retailers, including May Department Stores Company, Kohl's, Dayton Hudson, Target and Sunglass Hut International. Since leaving Sunglass Hut, Chadsey has been involved in the private retail sector providing equity capital, board representation and operating management expertise to specialty retailers Lids Inc. and Illuminations.
"This is an exciting and challenging time to be part of the entertainment industry," Chadsey said. "I'm looking forward to leading Musicland as CEO while executing the new business strategies developed by the management team and key vendors."
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