HBC appoints new CTO

HBC – the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue, Hudson’s Bay, and Saks OFF 5TH – has appointed Scott Ross as its Chief Technology Officer.

Ross brings over 20 years of leadership experience in retail technology and has proved himself by overseeing teams across the United States, Canada and India. In this role, as the company reports, he will lead the digital and information technology strategies for HBC, including its wholly owned portfolio companies: HBC Properties and Investments and Hudson’s Bay, as well as SFA and O5, the entities that operate the physical locations for Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks OFF 5TH, respectively.

Richard Baker, Governor, Executive Chairman and CEO of HBC, commented, “With Scott’s leadership, deep expertise and knowledge of our business, he will be instrumental in leading our technology strategy. Since joining HBC, he has played a pivotal role in our portfolio companies’ digital transformation and I am confident that he is the right person to lead this important function and team into the future.”

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