Ross Stores has added Patricia Mueller and Larree Renda to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Mueller has over three decades of experience, most recently serving as chief marketing officer and svp/advertising and marketing for The Home Depot from 2011 to 2016. Prior to joining The Home Depot in 2009, she held senior marketing and strategic development roles at The Sports Authority, American Signature, and ShopNBC television network after beginning her career at Montgomery Ward.
Renda spent over 40 years at Safeway, where she had a broad range of responsibilities across many different functions. She most recently served as an evp from 1999 to 2015. Ms. Renda joined Safeway in 1974 and was promoted into a variety of management roles with increasing levels of responsibility over the next 20 years.
Michael Balmuth, chairman of Ross Stores, stated, “We are pleased to welcome both Patricia Mueller and Larree Renda to our board of directors. Mueller is an expert in the retail industry with a career spanning more than three decades in executive leadership positions that include branding, marketing, and store operations. Renda’s 40-plus year retail career has given her a deep and broad-based understanding of the consumer retail space with proven executive management experience across a broad range of administrative and operational functions. We are confident that the in-depth skills and expertise each of these individuals bring to our board will be valuable resources for our company and our shareholders.”