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Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Kevin Mansell, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Kohl’s Department Stores, is responsible for Kohl's long term growth and profitability along with strategic direction.
A 27-year veteran of Kohl’s Corporation, Mansell has held a number of progressive positions within the company. He joined Kohl’s in 1982 as a divisional merchandise manager and was promoted to general merchandise manager in 1987. Over the next nine years, his responsibilities expanded to include merchandise planning and allocation, as well as micromarketing. Mansell was promoted to senior executive vice president of merchandising and marketing in 1998. The following year, Mansell was named president and director. He was promoted to Kohl’s CEO in 2008 and named Chairman of the Board in 2009.
Mansell began his career in retail in 1975, joining the Venture Store division of May Department Stores, where he held a variety of positions in buying and merchandising.
Mansell is a native of St. Louis, Missouri, where he attended the University of Missouri.