Department store operator Macy’s Inc. (Cincinnati) announced a series of
changes to its senior executive leadership team, effective immediately.
• Thomas Cole is retiring as chief administrative officer after a 41-year
career with the company and its predecessor companies. He will remain with the
company through May.
• Robert Harrison, previously executive vp for
omnichannel strategy, is assuming the newly-created role of chief omnichannel
officer. He will oversee managing the development of strategies to closely
integrate the company’s stores, online and mobile activities and assume
responsibility for systems and technology, logistics and related operating
• Peter Sachse, +Macy's
chief stores officer, will assume
additional responsibility for store planning, design and construction. The
company’s nationwide portfolio of Macy’s stores, as well as the region, district
and central stores organization and visual merchandising, continue to report to
• William Allen has joined Macy’s as chief human resources officer.
Allen previously served as senior vp of AP Moller-Maersk A/S
• Karen Hoguet,
Macy’s chief financial officer, will assume additional responsibility for credit
and customer services, real estate, non-merchandise purchasing and