Retailer J. C. Penney Co Inc (NYSE: JCP) has strengthened its management team with the appointment of John Irvin as senior vice president, and president of catalog and Internet, and B.D. Feiwus as senior vice president and associate director of catalog. John Irvin will direct the activities of the catalog and Internet organizations and provide leadership in the development of strategic business plans for these operations. He comes to JCPenney from Spiegel Inc, where he was president and chief executive officer.