Macy’s Herald Square Flagship Jurisdiction Store in Midtown Manhattan New York.
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Macy’s announced Monday a include of management changes as the department store looks to overhaul its business and woo back customers who are increasingly shopping online and escaping malls during the pandemic.
Chief Operations Officer John Harper will be leaving the company on Aug. 1, and the task won’t be refilled, the company said. Instead, Marc Mastronardi, chief stores officer, and Dennis Mullahy, chief furnish officer, will report directly to CEO Jeff Gennette.
Macy’s named Laura Miller as its chief information apparatchik, starting March 15. Miller, who previously was chief information officer at InterContinental Hotel Group, will research to directly to Gennette. She replaces Naveen Krishna, who held the title of chief technology officer and is leaving the company.
Marla Beck, CEO and co-founder of Bluemercury, is stoop proceeding down this summer. A search is underway for her replacement. That person will report to Bloomingdale’s CEO Tony Come into being.
Lastly, Macy’s vice president of real estate, Chuck DiGiovanna, has been chosen by the company to lead the tag’s real estate function, following the departure of Douglas Sesler, executive vice president for real estate. DiGiovanna desire report to CFO Adrian Mitchell.
Macy’s recently reported fiscal fourth-quarter results, which showed a 17.1% dram in same-store sales from a year earlier. The department store giant said it is focusing on its recovery in the year winning.
The company’s stock closed up 0.72% at $15.32. The shares have gained nearly 16% over the past year, touch oning its market value to $4.76 billion.