Carl to lead Target.com and serve as Senior Vice President,
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 22, 2011 /CNW/ - Target Corporation announced today
that Casey Carl has been promoted to President, Multichannel and Senior
Vice President, Merchandising effective immediately. In this role, Mr.
Carl will lead the corporation's multichannel team overseeing Target's
digital platforms including mobile, social and Target.com. He will also
continue to lead the corporation's entertainment, toys, sporting goods
and electronics business.
Mr. Carl joined Target in 1997 and has held a variety of leadership
positions throughout Merchandising. He most recently served as Senior
Vice President, Hardlines and as a co-lead on Target's multichannel
steering committee. He brings experience in digital strategy and
business integration, as well as online and in-store merchandising, to
his new position.
"We are firmly committed to implementing a multichannel strategy that
enables our guests to engage with Target anywhere, anytime," said
Kathee Tesija, Executive Vice President, Merchandising. "Under Casey's
leadership and with the support of a strong team, we are confident
that we will continue to improve our digital operations and deliver on
our 'Expect More. Pay Less' brand promise."
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,767
stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company will open its first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition,
the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded
proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5
percent of its income through community grants and programs; today,
that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information
about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.
For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom.
For further information:
Dustee Jenkins, Target Communications, 612-761-9537
Target Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400