Jason Goldberger to become retailer’s first chief digital officer and
Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced the hire of Mark Tritton as
executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. In this role,
Tritton will oversee enterprise buying, product design and development,
sourcing, visual merchandising strategy, and merchandising
transformation and operations for the retailer. Target also announced
that Jason Goldberger will assume the newly created role of chief
digital officer and president, Target.com. Both Tritton and Goldberger
will report to Target’s chairman and chief executive officer, Brian
Cornell, as members of the retailer’s leadership team, effective June 5.
“Over the past year, we’ve undergone an exhaustive search for a chief
merchant, and I’m confident that Mark’s experience and passion make him
the right fit for Target’s business and our team. He’s a bold, decisive
leader, and he’ll play a critical role in guiding Target’s merchandising
authority across all channels, ensuring we meet the ever-evolving wants
and needs of our guests,” said Cornell.
“I’m proud to be joining Target, a brand that I’ve long studied and
admired,” said Tritton. “The retail landscape and
consumer expectations have never been more dynamic, and I look forward
to leading and supporting the team as we find new ways to innovate,
inspire and connect with our current and future guests.”
Tritton joins Target from Nordstrom, where he was executive vice
president and president of Nordstrom Product Group, overseeing the
merchandising, design, manufacturing, marketing and omni-channel
distribution of more than 50 private label brands across Nordstrom’s
full-price and off-price retail portfolio. During his tenure with the
company, he led his team to double its private label business, created
distinct brand assets and helped establish Nordstrom as a global
benchmark for retailers taking an integrated approach to stores and
digital merchandising. Prior to that, Tritton held leadership positions
at Timberland and Nike, where he helped build both brands and expand
them across global regions and channels in product and retail functions.
Additionally, the retailer announced that Jason Goldberger will become
its chief digital officer and president, Target.com. In this newly
created role, Goldberger will be responsible for enhancing Target’s
digital experiences and developing new digital capabilities.
“Target’s improved performance and results in digital show the important
gains we’ve made, but we know we need to continue building on that
momentum. In my new role, I will keep pushing our strategy and
capabilities so we can accelerate digital’s role in making Target an
easy, inspiring, convenient place to shop,” said Goldberger.
Goldberger joined Target in 2013. He was named president, Target.com and
mobile in 2014. Prior to his role at Target, Goldberger held leadership
positions with online retailers, including Gilt Groupe, Hayneedle.com
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,793
stores and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its
profit to communities, which today equals more than $4 million a week.
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