October 24, 2001, 12:00 AM

Infotopia appoints a new chief operating officer

Former Jo-Ann Stores executive becomes new COO of Infotopia, online retailer of health and fitness products.

Canfield, OH-based Infotopia Inc., an online retailer of health and fitness products at www.infotopia.tv, has named Jane Aggers chief operating officer. She was formerly executive vice president of fabric chain Jo-Ann Stores Inc. Aggers will be responsible for strategic initiatives and the management of daily operations.

“Her prior executive experience in marketing, product development, new business development and executive management of a high growth NYSE company is expected to enhance the existing management team at Infotopia and to contribute significantly to the organization`s future success,” the company said in a release accompanying the announcement of the appointment. “Aggers was the architect of the marketing and merchandising strategies that helped Jo-Ann Stores Inc. become the leading specialty retailer in the fabric and craft industry.”

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