EVP & Chief Growth Officer at Target
Christina Hennington was named Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer in February of 2021. In this new role, Hennington has oversight of merchandising, including Target's best-in-class product design and global sourcing organizations, as well as enterprise strategy, insights and innovation. As chief growth officer, she works across Target's organization to identify and pursue revenue-generating strategies that deepen the company's relevancy with current and prospective guests, and reinforce its stronghold as a leading U.S. retailer. Previously, Hennington was Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Hardlines, Essentials and Capabilities for Target and a member of its leadership team. She was responsible for delivering a unified merchandising strategy for Target with a focus on Hardlines, Beauty, Essentials, Services, Planning and Capabilities. She works closely with key partners to operationalize the strategies across product, presentation, pricing, promotions and in the supply chain. Prior to this role, Christina held several merchandising leadership roles and supply chain positions at Target since joining in 2003. She has held positions in more than 10 categories, including Beauty, Toys, Electronics, Essentials and more, led the operations teams within Merchandising across the U.S. and India, and oversaw Target pharmacy and healthcare clinics. Before joining Target, Christina spent several years as a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston, and served as a product manager for two Boston-based technology start-up businesses.
EVP & Chief Growth Officer