CHICAGO Lands' End has hired former Galyan's executive Ed Whitehead as its new chief marketing officer.
Lands' End, a subsidiary of Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Hoffman Estates, Ill., uses Havas' McKinney + Silver in Raleigh, N.C., as its lead agency.
The client spent $25 million on ads last year, according to TNS Media Intelligence/CMR.
Whitehead was formerly vice president of marketing for sporting-goods retailer Galyan's, and was founder and chief operating officer of brand consultancy Workshop. He has also worked for Calvin Klein, Harrods, Mossimo and Nike.
"Ed is a nationally respected marketing and retail executive, filled with a wealth of expiernce in developing integrated marketing strategies across multiple channels and media," said Mindy Meads, president and CEO of Dodgeville, Wis.-based Lands' End, in a statement.