Gennette promoted to prez at Macy’s
March 31, 2014,
Cincinnati – Macy’s chief merchandising officer Jeffrey Gennette has been promoted to president of Macy’s Inc.
Gennette will continue to be based in New York and will report to company chairman and ceo Terry Lundgren. In addition to overseeing Macy’s merchandising, Gennette will lead marketing and macys.com as well as Macy’s Private Brands division.
“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.”
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