CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2017--
Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced the appointment of Danielle Kirgan
as chief human resources officer, effective October 23, 2017. Kirgan
will be responsible for the full range of human resource functions
including strategy, associate relations, organizational development
(corporate, field and logistics), talent and performance management,
compensation and benefits, and training and development. She will report
to Jeff Gennette, Macy’s, Inc. chief executive officer, and will be a
member of the Macy’s, Inc. Corporate Strategy Committee.
“I am thrilled to welcome Danielle to the Macy’s team. She has the
strategic and operational human resources capabilities that our business
requires and is a strong fit for our company--both where we are today
and where we are headed,” said Gennette.
Kirgan has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of human
resources roles across a diverse range of businesses. She was most
recently senior vice president, People, at American Airlines and prior
to that, chief human resources officer at Darden Restaurants. At Darden,
Kirgan was a member of the executive team responsible for transforming
the business and its 150,000 team member workforce, which led to
positive sales and earnings growth.
“Macy’s continues to navigate through a very demanding retail
environment. A leader of Danielle’s caliber will accelerate our people
agenda which is vital to the execution of our North Star Strategy,”
continued Gennette. “Our management team is a strong mix of Macy’s
veterans and external talent all working aggressively to improve our
About Danielle Kirgan
Danielle Kirgan has more than 20 years of experience in human resources.
Most recently, she was senior vice president, People, at American
Airlines since October 2016. In that role, Kirgan was responsible for
all global human resource functions for the airline, including talent
acquisition, training and talent development, compensation, benefits and
diversity. Prior to joining American Airlines, Kirgan held various
leadership positions at Darden Restaurants, where she most recently
served as chief human resources officer. Kirgan has also held leadership
roles in human resources for ConAgra Foods, W.W. Grainger and TeleTech
About Macy’s, Inc.
Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers. With fiscal 2016
sales of $25.778 billion and approximately 140,000 employees, the
company operates more than 700 department stores under the nameplates
Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and approximately 150 specialty stores that
include Bloomingdale’s The Outlet, Bluemercury and Macy’s Backstage.
Macy’s, Inc. operates stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia,
Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as macys.com, bloomingdales.com and
bluemercury.com. Bloomingdale’s stores in Dubai and Kuwait are operated
by Al Tayer Group LLC under license agreements. Macy’s, Inc. has
corporate offices in Cincinnati, Ohio, and New York, New York.
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