Great Clips Inc., Bloomington, promoted Steve Hockett to executive vice president and chief operations officer from senior vice president of operations.


Christopher & Banks Corp., Plymouth, granted to LuAnn Via, new president and chief executive, annual and long-term non-qualified stock options. The annual incentive stock option consists of a grant of 500,000 shares of the company's stock, with an exercise price of $3.43, to become exercisable on Feb. 1, 2014. In addition, Via was granted a long-term incentive non-qualified stock option of 1.5 million shares of stock, with an exercise price of $3.43. This option will vest with 500,000 shares on the first three anniversaries of the grant.