Speaker Series

The Speaker Series events address the topics that are shaping the future of our industry and provide unparalleled access to industry influencers and thought leaders. Each event is made up of one hour of informal networking and a second hour of top leaders sharing their insights on career and business.


Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Speaker Series
A Conversation with Jeff Gennette
Join us for a conversation with Macy’s Chairman and CEO, Jeff Gennette, to learn how he is reimagining beauty in the department store by moving the 160 year old company from a brand-centric to a customer-centric model.
Speakers
Jeff Gennette Jeff Gennette
CEO,
Macy's Inc.
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Jeff Gennette was elected chief executive officer of Macy’s, Inc. in March 2017 and assumed the role of chairman in February 2018. Gennette previously held the role of president of Macy’s, Inc. since 2014. Prior to that, he was chief merchandising officer of Macy’s, Inc., a position to which he was appointed in February 2009. Gennette began his retail career in 1983 as an executive trainee at Macy’s West in San Francisco. He held positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president and division merchandise manager for men’s collections, and senior vice president and general merchandise manager for men’s and children’s. In 2004, Gennette was appointed executive vice president and director of stores at Macy’s Central in Atlanta. During his career, he also served as a store manager for FAO Schwarz and director of stores for Broadway Stores, Inc. From February 2006 to February 2008, Gennette served as chairman and chief executive officer of Seattle-based Macy’s Northwest. Gennette returned to San Francisco from February 2008 to February 2009 as chairman and CEO of Macy’s West. Gennette, a native of San Diego, is a graduate of Stanford University.
Location The Union League Club
38 East 37th St.
New York NY, 10016
Schedule

10:30AM-11:30AM-Cocktails & Networking

11:30AM-12:30PM-Program

Ticket Rates
  • A Conversation with Jeff Gennette 12/4-Individual Member Ticket
    $195.00
  • A Conversation with Jeff Gennette 12/4-Individual Non-Member Ticket
    $295.00
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Onsite event photography by Juergen Frank

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