TJX promotes senior execs
March 15, 2004,
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — TJX Companies is promoting four senior executives, expanding oversight responsibilities for the company's various nameplates and buying offices, effective March 29.
Arnold Barron has been promoted to senior executive vice president, group president. Previously, Barron had been executive vice president, chief operating officer, of The Marmaxx Group, the internal combination of T.J. Maxx and Marshall's. In his new role, Barron will be responsible for T.K. Maxx, corporate e-commerce services, the New York buying office, and a new position overseeing long-range distribution and logistics strategy for TJX.
Carol Meyrowitz has been promoted to senior executive vice president, TJX, and president, The Marmaxx Group. Prior to this promotion, Meyrowitz had been executive vice president, TJX, and president, The Marmaxx Group. In her new role, Meyrowitz's responsibilities for Marmaxx have been extended to include direct oversight of Marmaxx marketing.
Alex Smith has been promoted to senior executive vice president, group president. Previously, Smith had served as executive vice president, group executive, International. In his new role, Smith will assume responsibilities for The Marmaxx Group, the company's HomeGoods division, and the California buying office. He also will continue to oversee the European buying offices.