Director, Joined 2018
With nearly four decades of experience with Macy’s, Inc. and its predecessor companies, Jeff Kantor was, until his retirement, Chief Merchandising Officer, with oversight of merchandising, private brands and planning. Prior to that, from 2015 to 2018, he was Chief Stores Officer, overseeing all aspects of store strategy, management and operations. He assumed additional responsibility for Human Resources in February 2017.
He has served as Chairman of Macys.com, Macys.com President for Merchandising and as Macy’s President, Merchandising for Home. Kantor was previously President and CEO of the Hecht’s/Strawbridge’s Division of the May Department Stores Company, acquired by Macy’s, Inc. in 2005. Kantor began his career as an assistant buyer at the Boston-based Filene’s/Kaufmann’s division of May Company in 1981.