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Toys ‘R’ Us names AutoNation exec as CFO


Wayne, N.J. – Toys “R” Us, Inc. announced that it has named Michael J. Short executive CFO, effective June 23.

Short, 53, a seasoned finance executive with broad retail and corporate development experience, was most recently executive VP and CFO of AutoNation for seven years.

Prior to his most recent role at AutoNation, Short was executive VP and CFO of Universal Orlando. Earlier in his career, he served in a variety of finance roles at Universal Orlando, Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. and IBM Corporation.

Short succeeds Clay Creasey, who has left the organization after eight years.

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