CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced that Elisa D. Garcia will be joining Macy’s, Inc. as Chief Legal Officer, effective Sept. 7, 2016. She succeeds Dennis J. Broderick, who will retire as the company’s General Counsel and Secretary, effective Oct. 1, 2016, after 29 years of service.
Garcia, 58, brings 16 years of broad-ranging experience as a corporate general counsel for major consumer-facing companies. Garcia joined Office Depot, Inc. in 2007 as EVP/General Counsel and Secretary, and became Chief Legal Officer in 2013. For the seven years prior to Office Depot, Garcia was EVP/General Counsel and Secretary of Domino’s Pizza, Inc.
Earlier in her career, Garcia served as Regional Counsel, Latin America for Philip Morris International, International and Corporate Counsel for GAF Corporation, and a Corporate Finance Associate with the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
A native of New York City, Garcia’s law degree is from the St. John’s University School of Law in New York. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She will be relocating to New York City upon joining Macy’s, Inc.
“Elisa Garcia is an experienced leader in corporate law with an outstanding track record and credentials. She is another example of the industry-leading talent attracted to our company, and we look forward to the positive impact she will make as part of Macy’s leadership team,” said Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s, Inc. chairman and chief executive officer.
Garcia will report to Lundgren and serve on Macy’s Executive Committee.
“We also salute the career of Dennis Broderick, who has been instrumental in guiding our company though a wide range of complex matters over the past three decades, a period of significant evolution and growth for our company,” Lundgren said.
Broderick, 67, has served as general counsel since 1990 and Secretary since 1993. He joined the company in 1987 as vice president and deputy general counsel. Previously, Broderick was assistant general counsel at The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company and, prior to that, practiced law with the firm of Hohn, Loeser, Freedhaim, Dean & Wellman in Cleveland. Broderick is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and earned his law degree from Georgetown University.
Macy’s, Inc., with corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York, is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2015 sales of $27.079 billion. The company operates about 870 stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico under the names of Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, Macy’s Backstage and Bluemercury, as well as the macys.com, bloomingdales.com and bluemercury.com websites. Bloomingdale’s in Dubai is operated by Al Tayer Group LLC under a license agreement.
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