Target's top tech exec resigns

Retail Editor 4, March 6, 2014

Minneapolis -- Target said its top tech guru resigned, effective today, as the retailer continues to grapple with the fallout of its massive data breach.
According to a report from the Associated Press, Beth Jacob, chief information officer, sent a letter to Gregg Steinhafel, Target chairman, president and CEO describing her decision to leave as "difficult" during "this was a time of significant transformation for the retail industry and for Target." There was no mention of the data breach, according to the report.
Steinhafel said the company will search for an interim chief information officer. Jacob had been in her current role since 2008.

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