Kmart Corporation (NYSE: KM) today announced the appointment of Anthony D'Onofrio, to the post of executive vice president, chief supply chain officer, effective October 26, 2000. In this new senior executive position, D'Onofrio will oversee all aspects of merchandise flow, distribution and logistics at Kmart and will report directly to president and COO Andy Giancamilli. "With exceptional infrastructure design, distribution and logistics experience, Tony D'Onofrio has helped some of the world's leading companies such as Pepsico, Merck, and Procter & Gamble create and operate world-class supply chain processes," said Giancamilli. D'Onofrio joins Kmart from Michaels Stores where he has served as senior vice president, global supply chain, logistics and distribution and was responsible for integrating global operations, optimising their supply chain, inventory control, transportation and distribution. Previously, he was vice president, operations engineering for Merck. From 1981 to 1997, D'Onofrio was with Pepsico Inc where he rose to the post of senior director technology, product and process development.