Kohl's Names Sona Chawla To Chief Operating Officer Position

Kohl's Corp. said it named Sona Chawla chief operating officer, a new position at the company. Chawla will join Kohl's on Nov. 30, and her responsibilities will include oversight of all store operations, the supply chain network, and information and digital technology. Chawla, along with chief merchandising officer Michelle Gass, are potential candidates for the company's long-term chief executive officer succession plans, Kohl's said in a statement. Before joining Kohl's, Chawla spent seven years with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. in a variety of positions, including president of e-commerce. Kohl's reported better-than-expected earnings on Nov. 12. Shares of the company are down 28% for the year so far. The S&P is down 0.3% for the same period.

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