Zale Corporation, a leading jewelry retailer, announced that Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer Matt Appel will speak at CL King's 9th Annual Best Ideas Conference in New York City on September 13.
A live audio webcast of the presentation, as well as a replay, will be available on the company's web site.
Meanwhile, the firm also announced that it has appointed Brad Furry as senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer. Furry will have responsibility for all information strategy and operations functions throughout the company.
Matt Appel said "We are pleased to welcome Brad to the Zale team. Brad has a demonstrated track record of leveraging information technology in a retail environment.
Prior to joining Zale Corportation, Furry spent 21 years at the NeimanMarcus Group.
Zale Corporation operates around 1,830 retail locations throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as online operations.