Macy’s Promotes Adrian Mitchell to Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

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As a part of the leadership transition, the company has also announced that Macy’s, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Adrian Mitchell’s  responsibilities have been expanded to include the role of chief operating officer. In the combined role, Mitchell will lead the Stores, Technology and Supply Chain teams, in addition to his existing Finance and Real Estate responsibilities.

“Serving Macy’s, Inc. over the past 40 years has been a privilege. I’m proud of the exceptional work of our colleagues to strengthen Macy’s, Inc. by successfully executing our winning Polaris strategy. We’ve done so during profound industry changes and economic challenges,” said Jeff Gennette, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Macy’s, Inc. “I’m delighted that Adrian’s role has greatly expanded, leveraging his deep strategic expertise, commitment to omnichannel operational excellence and strong financial discipline. ”

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Adrian Mitchell is a seasoned retail leader, with a diversity of experiences developing growth strategies and creating more effective retail organizations. Serving as chief financial officer of Macy’s, Inc. since November 2020, he has been integral in the development and execution of the company’s Polaris transformation strategy to drive sustainable and profitable growth. Prior to joining Macy’s, Inc., Mitchell advised retailers on growth strategies using advanced data and analytics as managing director and partner in the Digital and Consumer Practices of Boston Consulting Group. He also served as CEO to home furnishings retailer Arhaus LLC and held several executive positions at Crate and Barrel. Mitchell also serves on the board of directors of Stanley Black & Decker, where he is a member of the Audit and Governance Committees, and previously served as a member of the board of directors of REI Co-Op.

“I am excited to take on this new role to ensure that we further strengthen the disciplines that are modernizing Macy’s, Inc.,” said Mitchell. “Together with Tony and the entire Macy’s, Inc. team, we will continue to invest and enhance our capabilities to modernize our infrastructure to deliver highly interactive, personalized, and relevant omnichannel shopping experiences for a broader range of customers. This will make us an even more competitive modern retailer that is well positioned to capture significant growth while ensuring our operational and financial health.”

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