CHICAGO — The Network of Executive Women here said Monday Joan Toth was named president and chief executive officer of the organization, which promotes diversity in the CPG and retail industries.
She had held the title of executive director of NEW since it was founded in 2001, and continues to lead day-to-day operations there.
In addition, Michelle Gloeckler, senior vice president, merchandising execution, Wal-Mart Stores, was named NEW chair. She had been president.
"This change brings the Network in compliance with regulations and is consistent with other not-for-profit organizations. The change also aligns us with best practices, and better expresses the way we work," Gloeckler said.
President-Elect Julie Hamilton, senior vice president of global customer and commercial leadership for Coca-Cola Co., is now the Network's vice chair. Immediate Past President Alison Kenney Paul, vice chairman and U.S. retail leader for Deloitte, has been given the new title of past chair.