Macy’s, Inc. Appoints Olivier Bron as CEO of Bloomingdale’s
Bron to Succeed Tony Spring Following his
Appointment to President and CEO-Elect of Macy’s, Inc.
Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced that it has named Olivier
Bron Chief Executive Officer of Bloomingdale’s, with an anticipated
start date in early November. Bron will report directly to Tony
Spring, who was appointed President and CEO-Elect of Macy’s, Inc.
in March following a 36-year career at Bloomingdale’s.
Bloomingdale’s remains the cornerstone of Macy’s, Inc.’s luxury
growth vector and the premier customer destination for curated
fashion and style.
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As CEO of Bloomingdale’s, Bron will lead overall strategy across
all facets of the business. He will also be responsible for
building upon Bloomingdale’s unique curated offering of designers,
advanced contemporary, and exclusive private brands.
"Firstly, I want to thank all of my colleagues and the
passionate leaders at Bloomingdale’s for their impressive work over
the past several months,” said Tony Spring, Macy’s, Inc. President
and CEO-Elect. "In Olivier, we have found an authentic and
charismatic leader who understands and appreciates Bloomingdale’s
culture, unique positioning in the marketplace, and unparalleled
multicategory assortment. His extensive international retail career
and deep knowledge of the luxury market will be invaluable as we
pursue additional opportunities for growth. I am confident that
Olivier's leadership, expertise, and enthusiasm will further
strengthen the Bloomingdale's brand to ensure we remain like no
other store in the world.”
Bron has more than 20 years of retail leadership experience,
most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Central Group’s Central
and Robinson Department Stores in Thailand. As CEO, Bron devised
and executed strategy for sustainable growth. Prior to Central and
Robinson, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Director of
Strategy for French retail group Galeries Lafayette in Paris, where
he played a pivotal role in driving operational efficiency and
strategic planning. Bron previously spent over a decade focused on
retail transformation at Bain & Company.
“I am honored to be named the next CEO of Bloomingdale’s,” said
Bron. “Throughout its 150+ year history, Bloomingdale’s has
represented the best assortment of premium products in the
marketplace. I’ve been a long-time admirer of the brand and of
Tony, who has built the foundation for such an incredible
organization with inspiring talent and loyal customers. I look
forward to building on the team’s momentum across Bloomingdale’s,
including new store formats and continued digital expansion.”
As he assumes his new role, Bron will be relocating with his
family to New York.
In anticipation of his international move and visa, Bron will
begin working at Bloomingdale's in early November.
About Macy’s, Inc.
At Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M), we are a trusted source for quality
brands at great values from off-price to luxury. Across our iconic
nameplates, including Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury, we
help our customers express their unique style and celebrate special
moments, big and small. Headquartered in New York City, we operate
one of retail’s largest e-commerce businesses integrated with a
nationwide footprint to deliver the most convenient and seamless
shopping experience. Our purpose is to create a brighter future
with bold representation – so we can realize the full potential of
every one of us. For more information, visit macysinc.com.
Bloomingdale's is America's only nationwide, full-line, upscale
department store. A division of Macy's, Inc. (NYSE: M), it
currently operates 34 Bloomingdale's stores and 20 Bloomingdale's
The Outlet stores in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia,
Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New
Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. In addition,
Bloomingdale's has an international presence with a location in
Dubai and Kuwait. Be sure to follow @bloomingdales on social media,
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