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|Macy’s Names Patti Ongman Chief Merchandising Officer|
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In her new role, Ongman will be responsible for leading Macy’s Merchandising, with oversight of merchandising, private brands and planning for the company’s five "families-of-business" (Ready-to-Wear, Center Core, Beauty, Men’s and Kid’s, and Home).
“Patti is a world-class merchant with a stellar reputation in the
market. As a 33-year veteran at Macy’s, she’s a trusted leader to our
colleagues and a valued partner to our vendors,” said
“I’m excited to lead the Macy’s Merchandising organization along with my team of first-class merchants. We will build on the great work the team has done, and we will continue to get better every day. I know this will be a smooth transition with Jeff’s support,” said Ongman.
“On behalf of the entire Macy’s family, I want to thank Jeff for the
incredible job he has done as chief merchandising officer and throughout
his nearly four decades with
Ongman has been with Macy’s, Inc. for more than 30 years. In her most
recent role as EVP, general business manager, for Home, Ongman was
responsible for all aspects of the Macy’s Home business, including
merchandising, private brands and planning. Prior to that, Ongman served
as Macy’s chief planning officer, responsible for centralized
merchandise and financial planning and assortment allocations by store,
as well as the district/region merchandise planning structure and
function that supported the signature My Macy’s localization strategy.
Ongman began her career in store management. She is known for her deep
understanding of brands, both private and national, and how to express
these brands within
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