COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Anna's Linens, a leading Southern California-based retailer of Home textiles, today announced the appointment of Tony Sullivan to the newly created position of Vice President, Store Operations. Mr. Sullivan brings significant retail experience to Anna's Linens including 20 years at Foot Locker where he rose through the company in progressively more senior positions in sales and operations. Most recently Mr. Sullivan was Vice President of Operations for Foot Locker, Kid's Foot Locker, and Footaction where he oversaw operations for more than 2,000 stores and 14,000 associates. Among his many accomplishments at Foot Locker, Mr. Sullivan was instrumental in developing training programs and instituting performance reporting metrics and sales incentive programs company wide. During his 20 year tenure, Mr. Sullivan was the recipient of numerous sales performance awards including District Manager of the Year, Manager of the Year and #1 Dollar Gain VP for several years consecutively. Mr. Sullivan holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Sierra Nevada College, Reno, Nevada. Scott Gladstone, Chief Operation Officer for Anna's Linens said, "We are delighted to have an executive of Tony's caliber join the Anna's senior management team. Tony's talent and leadership will be instrumental in supporting our goals for growth, including new market development. His depth of experience will be an important asset as we strive toward operational excellence." About Anna's Linens Anna's Linen Company is a specialty retailer of high quality, value priced domestic and home furnishings, including bed linens, window coverings, bath accessories and other home decor items. As of November 1, 2006, it operated more than 240 stores in 17 states.
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