RapNet


Rapaport News

 

Retail

 

Advanced search
Latest Articles
Videos
Features
News
Mining
Rough Markets
Polished Markets
Manufacturing
Retail

Macy's Names Gennette as President

Mar 31, 2014 3:28 PM   By Jeff Miller
Print Print Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Share Share

RAPAPORT... Macy's Inc. appointed Jeffrey Gennette as its president effective immediately. Gennette has served as Macy's chief merchandising officer for the past five years. He will report to Terry J. Lundgren, Macy's chairman and CEO.

In this new role, Gennette, 52, will retain day-to-day responsibility for Macy's merchandising functions, as well as oversight of marketing and macys.com. In addition, he assumes oversight responsibility for Macy's private brands organization.

"Jeff Gennette is an outstanding merchant who has proven to be an insightful strategist and strong leader in our company," Lundgren said. "As our president, with the additional responsibility for Macy's private brands, Gennette will have a total view of Macy's merchandise assortment and marketing strategy -- both in stores and online -- consistent with our omnichannel vision. Our exclusive private brands, which have provided a powerful competitive advantage for Macy's, will continue to play a vitally important role in delivering fashion, quality and value to our customers."

Gennette joined Macy's West in 1983 as an executive trainee and held various merchant and store management positions in that division, before advancing to executive roles.

Tags: jeff gennette, Jeff Miller, macy's, president
Similar Articles
SignetSignet Names New UK Managing Director
Sep 10, 2019
Signet Jewelers has appointed Neil Old as managing directorof its...
Signet Scaling Back China Buying
Saks Unveils Luxury Jewelry Space
Comments: (0)  Add comment Add Comment
Arrange Comments Last to First



Call Us: 1-702-893-9400
Member License Agreement   RapNet Trading Rules & Code of Conduct    Privacy Policy  
  
twitter twitter
About Rapaport
Advertise with us