SALT LAKE CITY
June 10, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: OSTK) --
, Inc. has promoted
to the position of senior vice president, Customer and Partner Care. Formerly vice president, Customer Care, Popelka has been responsible for the strategic direction and operational effectiveness of Customer Care. Under his direction, that department has repeatedly ranked in the top four of the former NRF Foundation/American Express Customer Choice Awards and earned the
Award and the 2011 Stevie Award for customer care.
Popelka's new position will include his previous duties as well as all relations with the company's drop-ship fulfillment partners.
"Brian can be credited with many of
's successes through the years," said
Chairman and CEO
Patrick M. Byrne
. "This recognition is well-deserved and long overdue."
in 2002, Popelka has held several positions including the director of the Books, Media, Movies and Games Department, and was manager of the Business-to-Business Department. He developed a media channel, travel site and auto sales site.
Popelka holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Film and History from the
University of Nebraska in Lincoln
(NASDAQ: OSTK) is an online discount retailer based in
Salt Lake City, Utah
that sells a broad range of products including furniture, rugs, bedding, electronics, clothing, jewelry and cars.
, a fair trade department dedicated to selling artisan-crafted products from around the world offers additional unique items.
Main Street Revolution
supports small businesses across
the United States
by providing them a national customer base. The Nielsen State of the Media: Consumer Usage Report placed
among the top five most visited mass merchandiser websites in 2011. The NRF Foundation/American Express 2011 Customer Choice Awards ranked
#4 in customer service among all U.S. retailers.
sells internationally under the name O.co. Overstock.com (
) regularly posts information about the company and other related matters under
on its website.
Overstock.com®, O.co®, Worldstock Fair Trade® and Club O Rewards® are registered trademarks of
, Inc. O.info™, Club O™, Club O Dollars™ and Your Savings Engine™ are trademarks of