09/20/2013 09:25 EDT | Updated 11/20/2013 05:12 EST

Leon's selects frmr Walmart Canada executive as new president of The Brick

TORONTO - Leon's Furniture Ltd. (TSX:LNF) is installing a new president at The Brick Ltd., which it acquired in March through a friendly takeover.

Jim Caldwell — who held several positions at Walmart Canada before he joined The Brick — will succeed Vi Konkle, effective Sept. 27.

Konkle has been The Brick's president since January 2012. Prior to that, she was the Brick's president of business support since February 2010.