TORONTO, 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company is pleased to announce today the appointment of Dion Rooney to Executive Vice President, HBC Digital. Mr. Rooney will be responsible for leading the HBC Digital business and delivering an exceptional online experience across all banners. Mr. Rooney joins HBC’s Executive Leadership Team and will report directly to the Office of the Chairman.
“With digital commerce transforming the shopping experience, we are committed to continuously evolving our all-channel experience and enabling our customers to buy anywhere and ship anywhere. Dion’s proven success in developing global e-commerce strategies and achieving significant growth through all-channel retailing will help us realize best-in-class performance as we continue to invest in our digital business,” said Jerry Storch, CEO, Hudson’s Bay Company.
Mr. Rooney brings more than 30 years of senior experience in the information technology field, with deep roots in e-commerce, omni-channel retailing and supply chain, and a proven track record as a transformational business leader. Prior to joining HBC, Mr. Rooney served as Chief Information Officer of Toys “R” Us, where he was instrumental in building a global state-of-the-art omni-channel offering. He has been at the leading edge in developing e-commerce strategies and building digital businesses for over a decade.
Mr. Rooney holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the Stillman School of Businessat Seton Hall University.
About Hudson’s Bay Company
Hudson’s Bay Company, founded in 1670, is North America’s longest continually operated company. Today, HBC offers customers a range of retailing categories and shopping experiences primarily in the United States and Canada. Our leading banners – Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH – offer a compelling assortment of apparel, accessories, shoes, beauty and home merchandise. Hudson’s Bay is Canada’s most prominent department store with 90 full-line locations, two outlet stores and thebay.com. Lord & Taylor operates 50 full-line locations primarily in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic U.S., four Lord & Taylor outlet locations and lordandtaylor.com.Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world’s pre-eminent luxury specialty retailers, comprises 38 U.S. stores, five international licensed stores and saks.com. OFF 5TH offers value-oriented merchandise through 86 U.S. stores and saksoff5th.com. Home Outfitters is Canada’s largest kitchen, bed and bath specialty superstore with 66 locations. Hudson’s Bay Company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “HBC”.
Hudson’s Bay Company
Tiffany Bourré, 905-595-7184
Director, External Communications
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