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NRF adds six new board members

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is adding a group of executives including the CEOs of Target and Kohl’s to its board of directors.

The new members were elected to the board at NRF’s annual winter board meeting, held virtually this year following the recent NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show – Chapter 1. Each will serve a two-year term until January 2023.

Newly-elected members include:

•    Ray Allen, co-founder, grown
•    Brian Cornell, chairman and CEO, Target Corp.
•    Tyson Cornell, partner and U.S. consumer markets leader, PwC
•    Michelle Gass, CEO, Kohl’s Inc.
•    Kimberly Smith, founder, Marjani
•    Colleen J. Taylor, president, merchant services – U.S., global merchant and network services, American Express

Chaired under the leadership of Qurate Retail Inc. president and CEO Mike George, the board is composed of leading retail industry executives who serve as the governing body for the organization. 

“We are very proud to be welcoming our newest members to the National Retail Federation board of directors,” said Mike George, president and CEO of Qurate Retail Inc. and chairman of the NRF board of directors. “They are entrepreneurs, job creators, innovators and a diverse group of exceptional leaders in an industry that serves communities large and small throughout the country and around the world.”

“With the addition of these retail leaders to the NRF board of directors, we continue to demonstrate the unique convening role NRF plays on behalf of retailers large and small,” said Matthew Shay, NRF president and CEO. “The direction and engagement of our board ensures that we can provide best-in-class programs, educate and advocate with credibility, and continue to build upon our long-established and widely acknowledged position as the reliable and trusted voice for all things retail.”

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