HSN Inc. announces executive promotions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Interactive multichannel retailer HSN, Inc. announced the promotion of Judy Schmeling to

Judy Schmeling, HSN, Inc.Judy Schmeling
chief operating officer and chief financial officer, effective immediately. The company also announced the promotion of two senior finance executives, Michael J. Attinella and Patrick Vonderhaar.

Schmeling joined HSN, Inc. in 1994 and has served as the company's executive vice president and chief financial officer since 2001. In her new role, she will be responsible for supply chain operations and customer care functions in addition to providing ongoing leadership for finance and information technology to HSN and the Cornerstone portfolio of home and lifestyle brands.

"Judy is a world-class leader and the consummate professional, and she has been my partner in transforming HSNi and driving growth across all our businesses," said Mindy Grossman, chief executive officer, HSN, Inc. "Under Judy's leadership, we have strengthened our competitive position, achieved significant top- and bottom-line growth and increased shareholder value. She is superbly qualified to oversee our new operational centers of excellence, which are part of our continued drive to integrate key activities across all of our brands, maximize efficiency and deliver an immersive, seamless end-to-end customer experience."

Attinella has been appointed chief financial officer of HSN and chief accounting officer of HSN, Inc. He joined HSN in 2001 and most recently served as senior vice president, chief accounting officer and corporate controller of HSN, Inc.
Vonderhaar was elevated from vice president and corporate controller to chief financial officer for Cornerstone Brands.

In addition, Rob Solomon has been appointed executive vice president, customer care and operations administration, HSN, Inc., and Bob Monti as executive vice president, supply chain and logistics, HSN, Inc.

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