Fred Fox vacated role, Dave Alder departs May 26.

Two highly visible retail executives are exiting their posts.

Fred Fox, Trans World executive VP of merchandising and marketing, has left the Albany, N.Y.-based chain, and Dave Alder, the executive VP and chief marketing officer for Virgin Entertainment Group North America, will depart the Santa Monica, Calif.-based chain is May 26.

In the wake of Fox's departure, Trans World director of marketing Barry Burmaster will now report directly to Jim Litwak, who recently rejoined the Trans World chain as president. The company is looking for someone to head the merchandising team.

At VEGNA, Alder isn't being replaced, and VP of product Kevin Milligan and senior director of marketing Dee McLaughlin will now report directly to Virgin Entertainment Group International CEO Simon Wright, according to a press release.