Kohl's Adds Five Exec Positions

Promotional department store retailer Kohl's has added two sevp and three evp positions, and has filled each by internal promotion; the new structure also expands the number of principal officer positions from three to five.

The current principal officers -- chairman and ceo Larry Montgomery, president Kevin Mansell, and sevp Thomas Kingsbury – are joined by Donald Brennan and John Worthington. The other promotions:

  • Kingsbury continues as sevp and will oversee marketing, business development, e-commerce and information technology; he was previously responsible for merchandise presentation, store ops and e-commerce.

  • Brennan is sevp overseeing all merchandising divisions; he was evp, gmm for men's and children's and also oversaw merchandise planning and allocation.

  • Worthington is sevp for store ops, merchandise presentation and loss prevention; he formerly was evp, director of stores.

  • Jon Grosso has been promoted to evp, director of stores overseeing store operations; he had been svp, territory manager.

  • Jeff Manby has been promoted to evp, gmm men's and children's; from svp, dmm men's.

  • Paige Thomas has been promoted to evp, gmm juniors and jewelry; from svp, gmm juniors and jewelry.

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