Kirkland's appoints Mike Cairnes as COO
Kirkland's is strengthening its senior leadership team to support its ongoing strategy to transform Kirkland's into a high-performing, nationally recognized home decor brand of choice. Mike Cairnes has been named EVP and COO, a new position, effective November 28, 2016. Cairnes brings 25 years of experience in home decor retailing and manufacturing to Kirkland's and will focus on improving execution and consistency across the organization. In his role as COO, Cairnes will be responsible for day-to-day operations, overseeing marketing/e-commerce, merchandising, planning & allocation, store and supply chain operations. Cairnes was most recently with Michael's Stores, where he served concurrently as president of its Aaron's Brothers retail business, since 2015, and President of its Artistree framing business, since 2007.