Gordmans Stores, an Omaha-based apparel and home decor retailer, appointed Andrew Hall as president and chief executive officer, effective 19 August 2014.

Hall succeeds Scott King, Gordmans’ chairman of the board, who has been serving as the interim president and CEO since March 2014.

Earlier, Hall was president and chief executive officer of Stage Stores from 2008 to 2012 and served as its president and chief operating officer from 2006 to 2008.

Hall served in management roles of increasing responsibility with several former May Department Stores Company divisions and in its St. Louis corporate office.

Speaking about the new appointment, King said: "Andy brings deep knowledge and expertise in the department store and everyday low price categories.

"He has a strong operational and financial background with a proven record of leading high-caliber teams. He is uniquely qualified to lead Gordmans’ strategic omni-channel expansion," he added.

Presently, Gordmans Stores operates 95 stores in 20 states, employing more than 4,000 associates. It offers name brand apparel, accessories, footwear, home decor, gifts, designer fragrances, furniture, and more at everyday savings of up to 60% off department and specialty store prices.