Management


Keith R. Stewart
Chief Executive Officer
Keith Stewart joined ShopNBC in 2008 after having served the majority of his retail career at QVC, where he most recently was general manager of QVC's large and profitable German business unit, vice president – merchandising home of QVC (USA), and vice president – international sourcing of QVC (USA). During his tenure at QVC, he developed expertise in all areas of TV shopping, including merchandising, programming, cable distribution, strategic planning, organizational development, and international sourcing. Mr. Stewart is also experienced in leading a large employee base and vendor community with a focus to drive sales, profits, and new customers. He began his career as merchandise manager of Commtron Corp., responsible for wholesale merchandising of entertainment and communication electronics nationwide. 

G. Robert Ayd
President
Mr. Bob Ayd joined ShopNBC in February 2010 as President, overseeing Merchandising, Planning, Programming, Broadcast Operations, and On-Air Talent. Mr. Ayd brings an extensive background and proven track record of success to ShopNBC, including executive leadership roles at QVC and Macy's. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer at QVC (U.S.) from 2006 to 2008. During his tenure at QVC, Mr. Ayd also served as Senior Vice President, Design Development & Global Sourcing and Brand Development from 2005 to 2006, and Senior Vice President of Jewelry and Fashion from 2000 to 2004. Prior to joining QVC in 1995 as Vice President of Fashion, Mr. Ayd held numerous executive leadership positions for Macy’s, culminating with Senior Vice President in Women’s Sportswear from 1991 to 1995. Mr. Ayd began his career at Macy’s in 1975 as buyer of handbags, bodywear and footwear. 

William J. McGrath
EVP & Chief Financial Officer
Bill McGrath is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Offer for ShopNBC. Mr. McGrath was appointed EVP & CFO in June 2011. He joined the company in January 2010 as Vice President of Quality Assurance and was appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer in August 2010. Most recently, Mr. McGrath served as Vice President Global Sourcing Operations and Finance at QVC in 2008. During his tenure at QVC, he also served as Vice President Corporate Quality Assurance and Quality Control from 1999 – 2008; Vice President Merchandise Operations and Inventory Control from 1995-1999; Vice President Market Research and Sales Analysis from 1992 – 1995; and Director Financial Planning and Analysis from 1990-1992. Prior to QVC, Mr. McGrath held a variety of leadership positions at Subaru of America from 1983-1990 and Arthur Andersen from 1979-1983. He holds an MBA in finance from Drexel University and a BS in Accounting from Saint Joseph's University. 

Carol Steinberg
Chief Operating Officer
Carol Steinberg is the Chief Operating Officer for ShopNBC. Ms. Steinberg was appointed the COO in October of 2012. She joined the company in June 2009 as Senior Vice President of E-Commerce, Marketing and Business Development and was appointed EVP of Internet, Marketing and Human Resources in June 2011. Ms. Steinberg has over 25 years of experience in marketing, customer relationships, management, strategic planning and business development across a broad portfolio of businesses in the TV shopping, retail, cable, pharmaceutical and financial industries. Previously she was Vice President at David's Bridal, where she expanded its Internet presence by designing and implementing marketing and merchandising strategies that drove traffic in store and online. Prior to this position, Ms. Steinberg spent 12 years at QVC, most recently having served as the Director of Online Marketing and Business Development.

Annette Repasch
SVP & Chief Merchandising Officer
Annette Repasch is the Chief Merchandising Officer for ShopNBC who joined the company in May 2011 as Vice President of Softlines. Prior to joining ShopNBC, she served as Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Stage Stores, Inc from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Repasch spent more than seven years at QVC (U.S.) from 2001 to 2008 as Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Apparel & Accessories. She has also held senior merchandising roles in both specialty and department stores, including Lane Bryant from 2000 to 2001, Saks Inc. from 1997 to 2000 and Gayfer’s Department Store from 1995 to 1997. She holds a business degree from the Philadelphia College of Art in Pennsylvania.