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Kathee Tesija

Target’s chief merchant steps down

MINNEAPOLIS — Kathee Tesija is leaving her post as executive vice president and chief merchandising and supply chain officer at Target Corp., moving into an advisory role with the retailer. The company is conducting an external and internal search for Tesija’s replacement, according to Target chairman and chief executive officer Brian Cornell, who said “this

Target’s chief merchant to step down

Target’s chief merchant to step down

MINNEAPOLIS – Kathee Tesija, executive vice president and chief merchandising and supply chain officer at Target Corp., will move into an advisory role effective July 6. An external and internal search is under way for a replacement, Target chairman and chief executive officer Brian Cornell said Thursday. The position’s areas of responsibility include overseeing all

Inclusive approach creates competitive edge

Many of the boldface names in the retail and consumer products sectors belong to women. Helena Foulkes is president of CVS/pharmacy, the drug chain where Judy Sansone is chief merchant. Kathee Tesija holds the latter position at Target, and Michelle Gloeckler runs Walmart’s consumables business and heads up the company’s U.S. Manufacturing initiative. Delhaize America