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Petco names new chief merchandising officer
In her new role, Amy College will develop and drive the company’s global merchandising strategy throughout all categories, visual merchandising, and merchandising operations.
Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. has appointed Amy College as chief merchandising officer, effective February 13, 2022, and she will serve on Petco's Executive Committee.
"Amy is an accomplished senior merchandising leader with a wealth of experience and a track record of success at Petco," expressed Ron Coughlin, Petco CEO, in a company release.
"Throughout Petco's transformation, Amy has played a key role in driving our health and wellness strategy and leading high-performing teams. As our business continues to evolve, I'm confident she will help Petco deepen the competitive moats around our assortment—including exclusive and owned brands—as we deliver on our mission to improve the lives of pets and pet parents,” he added.
College started working for Petco in September of 2019 as senior vice president, operations & strategy and territory general manager. She contributed significantly to Petco's transformation by managing various strategic growth initiatives in current years. College’s previous experience includes spending more than 20 years in merchandising and category management leadership roles at Best Buy.
Petco appoints veteran retail leader Amy College as chief merchandising officer. News release. Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. February 11, 2022. Accessed February 14, 2022. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/petco-appoints-veteran-retail-leader-amy-college-as-chief-merchandising-officer-301480539.html