Thacker, Selby Get New Marketing Roles at Sears

Robert Thacker, who joined Sears, Roebuck & Co. from Target Stores last year, has been placed in charge of all creative and media services for the retailer as part of a shift of marketing management roles. After previously directing full-line store marketing, Thacker is now senior vice president of retail marketing services.
David Selby, who previously was responsible for creative and media, was named senior vice president of retail marketing, overseeing strategy and planning for all Sears retail divisions. Selby joined Sears in 1997 from Leo Burnett. Additionally, Ann Raives, Sears’ vice president of customer information and relationship marketing, has taken on added duties.
Ogilvy & Mather here and Young & Rubicam, New York, handle Sears’ national account. –Aaron Baar