Hudson’s Bay names CFO

Toronto -- Hudson’s Bay Company named Paul V. Beesley as CFO, effective in June.

Beesley is a senior executive with extensive experience in financial management and strategic development across a range of leading Canadian-based companies. From 2000 to 2014, he served in a number of executive roles with Empire Company Limited, a corporation with annual sales in excess of $19 billion and operations in retailing and related real estate, including chief corporate development officer of the Sobeys unit and executive VP and CFO of Empire.

“Paul Beesley is an accomplished professional who has contributed to the financial, strategic and operational progress of several leading corporations,” said Hudson’s Bay CEO Richard Baker. “His broad range of capabilities includes expertise in finance, capital markets and REITs. We are pleased to have Paul join HBC to help provide world-class fiscal leadership as we continue our development as a premier North American fashion retailer.”

Hudson's Bay’s retail banners include Hudson’s Bay, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th


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