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Danielle Kirgan

Chief Transformation and Human Resources Officer, Macy's

Danielle Kirgan was appointed chief human resources officer in October 2017 and expanded her role in March 2020 as part of the Polaris strategy. As chief transformation and human resources officer at Macy’s, Inc., Kirgan is responsible for overseeing enterprise strategy, transformation office, corporate communications and human resources. These areas of the business support Macy’s, Inc. commitment to creating a brighter future for all and its efforts to be the preferred employer in retail for nearly 90,000 colleagues.

Prior to joining Macy’s, Inc., Kirgan was the senior vice president/people at American Airlines, overseeing all global human resource functions for the airline such as talent acquisition, training and talent development, compensation, benefits and diversity. She also held various leadership positions at Darden Restaurants, including chief human resources officer, as well as ConAgra Foods, W.W. Grainger and TeleTech Holdings.

Kirgan holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Illinois State University.

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