FRAMINGHAM (03/02/2004) - The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., a department store chain headquartered in York, Pa., appointed James Lance senior vice president and CIO. Lance, 55, reports to James H. Baireuther, Bon-Ton's vice chairman and chief administrative office.
Most recently, Lance was senior vice president and CIO for The Elder Beerman Stores. Corp. of Dayton, Ohio. He came over to the York, Pa.-based company when the two merged. Lance worked for Elder-Beerman for 33 years. He began his career in systems development and served in a number of development and management roles before being named SVP and CIO in 1987.
Lance graduated from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management. He was recently named a founding member of Wright State University's Information Systems Advisory Board. He is also a founding member of the Information Systems Advisory Board of The University of Dayton.
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