EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer & President, Harmon Stores at Bed Bath & Beyond
Mr. Hartsig was appointed as Chief Merchandising Officer in March 2020. He is a key member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for developing and implementing its Product strategy, one of the five pillars of the Company's preliminary strategic plan. His responsibilities include oversight of the Company's omni-channel merchandising, planning, and owned brand strategies. As President of Harmon, Joe is also responsible for developing the growth strategy for the cosmetics, health and beauty retailer, operating under the names Harmon, Harmon Face Values or Face Values. Joe has more than 30 years of experience in consumer brand development and retail merchandising, as a senior leader at some of the world's largest and best-known consumer brands, including Walmart, Motorola and SC Johnson. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President & Chief Merchandising Officer at Walgreens, where he managed the front of store Retail Products division and drove transformational change. He was responsible for a team of over 500 merchandising, planning and field team employees across a variety of categories, in addition to leading the owned brand organization and e-commerce and digital merchandising strategies to advance the company's omni-channel capabilities.
EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer & President, Harmon Stores