John Kyees is joining women's apparel retailer Bebe Stores Inc as chief financial and chief administrative officer on 4 March 2002, replacing Blair Lambert, who retired in October. Kyees, who will report to Manny Mashouf, bebe's chairman and CEO, has held various executive positions at both specialty and national retailers including Chas A Stevens, a division of Hartmax; JL Hudsons Co and HC Holdings.