SAN DIEGO — Petco Health and Wellness Company appointed Amy College to chief merchandising officer, effective Feb. 13. College will serve on Petco’s executive committee and will direct the company’s global merchandising strategy. She succeeds Nick Konat.
College originally joined Petco as senior vice president of operations and strategy and territory general manager in September 2019. Since then, she has been integral in Petco’s transformation and led several growth initiatives. Prior to Petco, College spent more than 20 years in merchandising and management leadership roles at Best Buy.
“Amy is an accomplished senior merchandising leader with a wealth of experience and a track record of success at Petco,” said Ron Coughlin, chief executive officer, Petco. “Throughout Petco’s transformation, Amy has played a key role in driving our health and wellness strategy and leading high performing teams. As our business continues to evolve, I’m confident she will help Petco deepen the competitive moats around our assortment — including exclusive and owned brands — as we deliver on our mission to improve the lives of pets and pet parents.”
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