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Barnes & Noble, Inc. [NEW YORK] (NYSE: BKS) announced that Demos Parneros has been named Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Parneros joins Barnes & Noble from Staples, Inc, where he was President, North American Stores & Online. Mr. Parneros started his career at Staples as General Manager of its first New York City store in 1987. He worked his way up the ranks through multiple management positions, including SVP Mid-Atlantic Operations, President, US Stores, President, US Retail, and President North American Stores & Online.
Alion Science and Technology [MCLEAN, Va.] announced that Bruce Samuelsen has been named Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Samuelsen joined Alion in 2005 as part of the acquisition of John J. McMullen Associates. At Alion, he has led both technical and business development organizations and, most recently was named Special Advisor to the CEO.
Congoleum Corporation [MERCERVILLE, NEW JERSEY] announced the appointment of Christopher O’Connor as Chief Operating Officer effective December 1, 2016. Mr. O’Connor joined Congoleum as Chief Financial Officer in January, 2015 and will retain those responsibilities.