Minneapolis-based Target Corporation has named Tony Fisher as the president of its Canadian operations. In this position, Fisher will be responsible for building the team, establishing the headquarters and leading the day-to-day operations of the corporation’s recently announced expansion into Canada.
“Fisher has a strong sense of Target’s unique culture, merchandising strategy and brand and a proven record of delivering results,” said Michael Francis, chief marketing officer, Target Corporation and executive committee sponsor, Target Canada. “His positive energy, broad merchandise experience and keen understanding of what differentiates Target in the retail industry make Fisher well-suited for this new role and position Target for success in Canada.”
Fisher joined Target in 1999 and has held a variety of leadership positions at the company. He was most recently promoted to vice-president of merchandise operations in 2010 where he led the corporation’s efforts to enhance guests’ in-store shopping experience through technology advances and process improvements.
– IndiaRetailing Bureau