Named by USA Today among Arkansas most influential Women of the Century.
Gisel Ruiz ’92 served extensively in executive capacities in the U.S. and internationally for Walmart, where she led teams through large scale growth in three fast-evolving business segments—Walmart US, Walmart International, and Sam's Club. In her most recent role, as executive vice president and Chief Operations Officer at Sam's Club, she was responsible for over $65 billion in revenue, 600 facilities, and 100,000 employees.
Nike Announces Senior Leadership Changes to Unlock Future Growth Through the Consumer Direct Acceleration
Amy Melczer Montagne '93 becomes VP/GM of its men’s business.
“We are announcing changes today to transform NIKE faster, accelerate against our biggest growth opportunities and extend our leadership position,” said John Donahoe, President & CEO, NIKE, Inc. “Now is the right time to build on NIKE’s strengths and elevate a group of experienced, talented leaders who can help drive the next phase of our growth.” A shift to a new, simpler consumer construct of Men’s, Women’s and Kids will allow NIKE to create product with deeper insights and drive even greater specialization through performance sport and sport lifestyle. Aligning against the new consumer construct, Amy Montagne becomes VP/GM of its men’s business.
Elsie Wolfe ’95, Vice President and Sales Manager of alcoholic beverages for Safeway’s Northern California Division.
Safeway has managed to adapt and innovate during this unprecedented period, which has helped ease demand and maintain shoppers’ loyalty. Bolstering its ecommerce business has been key: From March 1 to June 30, online sales at Safeway jumped by 172.6 percent. “And I think that number is going to grow,” says Elsie Wolfe ’95, president and sales manager of alcoholic beverages for Safeway’s Northern California Division.
Dr. Kirthi Kalyanam, RMI Executive Director tells KCBS Radio that if Gap has to close some stores permanently due to the pandemic, it will likely pull through because of its portfolio of brands that includes Old Navy, Banana Republic and Athleta.
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