TK Maxx recruits operations boss

Discount retailer TK Maxx has recruited a new senior vice-president of operations from Blockbuster to head its store-opening programme.

Blockbuster UK vice-president of operations Amin Kassam will take up his position at TK Maxx on March 3.

Kassam described his reason for leaving as 'career progression' and said he will continue to expand the 123-strong TK Maxx chain.

He has been at Blockbuster for three years and will be replaced by regional director of operations at Blockbuster US, Gene Dinkens.