J. C. Penney Co. Inc. on Monday said it appointed former Home Depot Inc. and Target Corp. executives as senior executives at the Plano, Texas, department store to improve its bricks-and-mortar as well as e-commerce businesses. Michael Amend will join from Home Depot as executive vice president for omnichannel on Tuesday. Mike Robbins will join from Target as senior vice president of supply chain on Aug. 10. Executive vice president Mike Rodgers has left "to pursue other interests," J. C. Penney said in a statement. Former VP of supply chain Marie Lacertosa will be retiring, the company said. Shares of J. C. Penney were flat in after hours after ending the regular session down 0.9%.
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