Ross Stores Promotes Four Executives

Ross Stores has promoted four executives in an effort to drive further growth and support the retailer’s long-term needs, company officials said.

Michael Hartshorn has been named group president/COO, Michael Kobayashi will serve as president/operations and technology, Gary Cribb is the company’s new senior group evp/stores and loss prevention and Travis Marquette is being promoted to group svp/CFO.

“Our strong bench of long-tenured and highly skilled senior management talent has enabled us to put in place an outstanding operational leadership structure to support the long-term needs of our business,” said Barbara Rentler, Ross CEO. “Our actions today recognize the significant accomplishments of these individuals while also demonstrating our ongoing confidence that their business acumen and management expertise will continue to help drive profitable growth for the company over the coming years.”

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