MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. recently announced the promotion of Janna Potts to executive vice president and chief stores officer, replacing Tina Tyler. Potts will be responsible for the leadership of Target’s 1,805 stores across the United States. She will serve as a member of Target’s leadership team and will report to Target’s chief operating officer, John Mulligan.
“Janna has been a tremendous leader at Target, and we believe she will be a tremendous asset to the team, the company and, ultimately, our guests in this role,” said Mulligan. “As we continue to focus on offering our guests a seamless, uniquely Target shopping experience, we believe Janna’s strategic leadership, expertise in managing complex organizations and her dedication to the team make her well suited for the opportunities ahead.”
Potts has been with the company since 1989, when she joined Mervyn’s. Since that time, she has held a variety of leadership positions in stores, operations and human resources, most recently as Target’s senior vice president of human resources.