Lundquist Named Target Human Resources Chief

Target Corp. has promoted Stephanie Lundquist to evp/chief human resources officer, replacing Jodee Kozlak. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has announced that Kozlak is joining its executive suite as global svp/human resources.

At Target, Lundquist will supervise the enterprise-wide human resources strategy for 347,000 company employees. Since joining Target in 2005, she has held leadership positions in talent acquisition, talent management and operational roles in business integration and program management. Most recently, she was svp/human resources. Lundquist will report to Target CEO Brian Cornell.

“Stephanie has played a critical leadership role in Target’s transformation efforts, developing and initiating the human resources strategies necessary to drive long-term growth for Target,” Cornell said. “She’s been a leading voice as we push ourselves to think differently and work in new ways across Target. Our outstanding team is one of our key competitive advantages, and Stephanie’s continued leadership will be invaluable as we work to further unlock Target’s potential.”

At Alibaba, Kozlak will help build the international leadership team as the company continues to expand globally. Kozlak will report to Alibaba Group deputy chief people officer Jane Jiang and to Alibaba Group president Michael Evans.