Macy’s appoints a new chief stores officer, and a new CMO

Cincinnati -- Macy’s Inc. announced that Peter Sachse, the company's chief marketing officer and chairman of, will succeed Ron Klein as chief stores officer, effective Feb. 13. Klein will retire from Macy's effective March 31, after 36 years with the company.

Martine Reardon, executive VP marketing, will succeed Sachse as Macy’s chief marketing officer, effective Feb. 13.

In his role as chief stores officer, Sachse will be responsible for the nationwide portfolio of Macy’s stores, as well as the region and district stores organization and visual merchandising. He also will retain responsibility for the company’s omnichannel strategy, which brings together stores, online and mobile capabilities to serve customers whenever and wherever they want to shop. He will remain a member of the company’s executive committee.

Jeffrey Gennette, Macy’s chief merchandising officer, will assume additional responsibility for overseeing marketing and

Jeff Kantor, president merchandising of, will become chairman of, effective Feb. 13.

“These changes reflect the strength of our senior-level talent and the teamwork that drives our company’s key growth strategies – My Macy’s localization, omnichannel, and MAGIC Selling customer engagement. Our organization is deep and experienced, which facilitates our ability to crisply execute strategies and to move quickly to capitalize on new opportunities as they arise,” said Terry Lundgren, president and CEO, Macy’s.

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