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Macy’s chain Bloomingdale’s taps Olivier Bron as its next CEO

Shoppers walk past a Bloomingdale’s store in the SoHo neighborhood of New York, US, on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022.

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Macy’s said Tuesday that it has tapped international retail executive Olivier Bron as the next CEO of its upscale department store, Bloomingdale’s.

Bron will succeed Tony Spring. A 36-year veteran of Bloomingdale’s, Spring became CEO-elect of the parent company Macy’s in March. He will succeed longtime leader Jeff Gennette, who is retiring in February.

Bron will step into his new role in early November.

With the move, the legacy retailer is adding an outside perspective and a dash of global flair to the higher-end department store. Bron, 46, is a French national who was most recently CEO of Central and Robinson department stores in Thailand.

Prior to that, he was chief operating officer and director of strategy for Galeries Lafayette, a…

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