Home Shopping brings Watson in as coo
Staff Staff -- Furniture Today, April 22, 2002
The Home Shopping Network has announced the addition of John Watson to the newly created position of coo, reporting to Mark Bozek, president and ceo.
Joining HSN from Sunglass Hut International, where he was president and ceo, Watson will oversee the domestic and international businesses at HSN. In addition, Bob Rosenblatt, president of HSN U.S., will now report to Watson, as will the leaders of affiliate sales, international and new business development.
While serving as president and ceo of Sunglass Hut, Watson provided the strategic direction to expand the appeal and reach of the sunglass and watch retailer. Prior to Sunglass Hut, he was senior vp of strategic marketing at Reebok International, where he oversaw marketing during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in addition to the global launch of the DMX technology platform.
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