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Macy’s Names Chief Diversity Officer

Macy’s Names Chief Diversity Officer

Macy’s has named Shawn Outler as its new EVP and Chief Diversity Officer. In her new role, she will serve as the retail giant’s primary diversity and inclusion representative and Co-Chair the Diversity & Inclusion Business Council, a group of cross-functional leaders throughout the organization responsible for overseeing D&I integration into the business. Outler has been with Macy’s since 2006, serving in a variety of leadership positions. She was most recently the EVP for Licensed Businesses, Food Services, and Multicultural Initiatives, where she was responsible for managing Macy’s leased partner businesses, licensed business development, and the foods team. She’s also served as SVP of Lease, Pricing, and Multicultural Initiatives, Divisional Vice President/Merchandise Manager of Better Traditional Sportswear at Macy’s Central Division in Atlanta, and more. The Syracuse University graduate is also the President of Black Retail Action Group -- a nonprofit that prepares people of color for executive leadership in the industry. More here.

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