Target taps Fisher to head Canadian ops
January 19, 2011,
Minneapolis - Target has appointed Tony Fisher president of Target Canada on the heels of its acquisition of Zellers,
Fisher, who has been with Target since 1999, was most recently vp of merchandise operations.
Target has acquired leasehold interests in up to 220 Zellers stores and will also open 100 to 150 Target stores in Canada beginning in 2013.
"Tony has a strong sense of Target's unique culture, merchandising strategy and brand and a proven record of delivering results," said Michael Francis, chief marketing officer of Target Corporation and executive committee sponsor of Target Canada. "
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