Macy’s, Inc. announced that a series of new senior executives have been appointed, as the company continues to deepen its focus on driving profitable sales growth as a leading omnichannel retailer and innovator.

Jeff Gennette, president of Macy’s, Inc. will concentrate more on facilitating broader growth strategies within Macy’s existing omnichannel businesses to attract new shoppers to Macy’s offering of market and private brands. He will oversee Macy’s merchandise planning, as well as maintain oversight responsibility for merchandising and marketing of Macy’s stores and digital, while continuing to report to Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s, Inc. chairman and CEO.

Peter Sachse, Macy’s chief stores officer since 2012, has moved to a new role as Macy’s chief for innovation and business development. He will continue to report to Lundgren, while overseeing current and future growth initiatives, including international development, exploration of a Macy’s off-price strategy, potential new store formats and application of technology to the shopping experience.

Jeff Kantor, previously chairman of, has become Macy’s chief stores officer, reporting to Lundgren. He will oversee all aspects of stores strategy, management and operations, including the field stores organization and customer engagement.

Julie Greiner, Macy’s chief merchandise planning officer since 2009, will retire from the company in August 2015 after a distinguished 40-year career with Macy’s, Inc. and its predecessor companies.