CCA Global Partners names co-CEO

CCA Global Partners, the flooring and home improvement parent of Carpet One and Flooring America, has announced the appointment of Rick Bennet to the role of co-CEO.

Bennet will serve alongside co-CEO and chairman Howard Brodsky.

Bennet formerly served as president and CEO of department store chain Kaufmanns, as well as president and CEO of Famous-Barr department stores in St. Louis, where CCA Global Partners is headquartered. He served with May Department Stores for 27 years.

More recently, Bennet was president and CEO of Direct Holdings Worldwide, an international direct marketing business.

In addition, Bennet is on the board of directors of Drugstore.com and vice chairman of the Glacier National Park Foundation.

“I find Rick to be an outstanding individual and a person I look forward to working with,” Brodsky said. “I have gotten to know Rick very well. He is a strategic thinker, tactical operator and a developer of people.”

CCA Global’s former co-CEO, Alan Greenberg, died in August 2007 after a battle with cancer. He was 64.

Bennet currently lives in St. Louis and will be based out of CCA’s St. Louis headquarters.