Macy’s Names Kirgan Chief Human Resources Officer

Macy’s has appointed Danielle Kirgan as chief human resources officer, effective October 23.

Kirgan will be responsible for the full range of human resource functions including strategy, associate relations, organizational development for corporate, field and logistics, talent and performance management, compensation and benefits, and training and development. She will report to Jeff Gennette, Macy’s chief executive officer, and will be a member of the corporate strategy committee.

Kirgan has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of human resources roles across a diverse range of businesses. She was most recently svp/people at American Airlines and prior to that, chief human resources officer at Darden Restaurants.

“I am thrilled to welcome Danielle to the Macy’s team. She has the strategic and operational human resources capabilities that our business requires and is a strong fit for our company, both where we are today and where we are headed,” said Gennette.