Books-A-Million Announces Management Change
Sandra B. Cochran has resigned from her position as president, chief executive officer and director of Birmingham, Ala.-based book retailer Books-A-Million to accept a position with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. Clyde B. Anderson will become chief executive officer, and will continue as the company's chairman.
"During her years with Books-A-Million, Sandy has been a valued partner and has worked tirelessly to help our company grow and prosper," says Anderson. "… As executive chairman, I have been directly involved with the operation of the company, and I am excited to be resuming my position as chief executive officer and leading our company to continued success in the years to come."
"I have enjoyed my time at Books-A-Million," says Cochran, "… [and] I am proud of the team we have built … . I know I am leaving a strong franchise in capable and steady hands."