Bloomingdale’s reinstates top merchant responsibilities – WWD –

Bloomingdale’s has expanded the responsibilities of Denise Magid and Dan Leppo, both executive vice presidents and general merchandise managers, following the departure of Stacie Borteck, senior vice president and general manager of merchandise.

Additionally, Jennifer Jones, vice president and merchandise manager of the women’s shoes division, has been promoted to senior vice president of center core, a group of categories that encompasses fashion accessories, shoes and fine jewelry.

During her 18-year career with Bloomingdale’s spanning planning and purchasing tasks, Jones has led numerous initiatives, including the recent evolution of the women’s shoe business, Bloomingdale’s said in its announcement Tuesday of the executive changes.

Denise Magid

Jones will report directly to Magid, who adds the core to her responsibilities while continuing to run women’s ready-to-wear, concessions and outlets.

“Denise is a talented merchant. She will now oversee Bloomingdale’s total women’s business, giving us the opportunity to more strategically align the clothing and accessories categories. We are fortunate to draw on Denise’s experience and look forward to her continued leadership, ”said Tony Spring, Bloomingdale president and CEO, in a statement.

Dan Leppo

Leppo will add the cosmetics division to his responsibilities as he continues to lead the men’s, home and youth (boys) divisions.

After a 14-year career at Bloomingdale’s, Borteck, who oversaw fashion accessories, fine jewelry and cosmetics, has decided to leave the company to spend more time with her family, Bloomingdale’s said in its ad.

“During her tenure at Bloomingdale’s, Stacie established herself as a talented and innovative merchant. We will miss his leadership, ”said Spring.

Bloomingdale’s, which is part of Macy’s Inc., operates 33 Bloomingdale’s stores and 21 Bloomingdale’s stores, The Outlet, as well as

Jennifer Jones