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Casper Sleep CEO Emilie Arel Added to Macy’s Board of Directors
Arel, 44, has headed Casper since 2021. She oversees all facets of the business, including the company’s commercial and brand strategy, as well as its wholesale strategy and developing retail partnerships. She brings over 20 years of experience to the board, serving in various leadership roles at retail and consumer brands such as Target, Gap, Fullbeauty Brands and Quidsi, an Amazon company with 10 brands.
“We are pleased to welcome Emilie to the Macy’s, Inc. board of directors,” said Jeff Gennette, chairman and CEO Macy’s. “She brings two decades of impressive, digital-first and brick-and-mortar retail experience to our board, including leading the digital transformation at Fullbeauty Brands and implementing Casper’s omnichannel strategy to drive consistency for consumers.
“Emilie’s experience putting customers at the center of the shopping experience will benefit our board and the broader organization as we continue to provide Macy’s, Inc. shoppers with a more personalized and immersive brand experience.”
“I am honored to partner with a leading retailer like Macy’s, Inc. and look forward to leveraging my omnichannel retail experience to build on the momentum the company has achieved in recent years,” said Arel.
With the addition of Arel, the board will have 14 members. Arel will serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.