FORT WORTH, Texas , July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) today announced it has named Merianne Roth, an experienced corporate and marketing communications executive, to the new role of Vice President – Communications.
Ms. Roth's responsibilities will include RadioShack's corporate communications, community relations, internal communications, and event marketing. She will report to Jennifer Warren, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.Ms. Roth joins RadioShack from the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, where she was vice president, marketing and communications. She has significant experience in developing and implementing communications and marketing strategy for companies in the retail sector. Her background includes leadership roles for JCPenney, where she was Director of Consumer Brand Marketing and Publicity, and Pier 1 Imports, where she served as Senior Manager of Public Relations. Ms. Roth, a longtime resident of Fort Worth, is actively involved in community and professional organizations, including serving on the boards of Fort Worth Bike Share, Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival and the Women's Center of Tarrant County. "I am very happy to welcome Merianne to the RadioShack team," said Ms. Warren. "She brings a wealth of experience in public relations and marketing communications with her, and in-depth knowledge of our industry as well as our hometown community. I am confident that she will provide valuable support and counsel to our executive management team." About RadioShack Corporation RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. RadioShack® offers consumers a targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment. RadioShack employs approximately 30,000 knowledgeable and helpful sales experts globally. RadioShack's retail network includes approximately 4,600 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, and approximately 1,000 dealer and other outlets worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com. RadioShack® is a registered trademark licensed by RadioShack Corporation. Media, Media Relations, +1-817-415-2381, Media.Relations@RadioShack.com SOURCE RadioShack Corporation