Target Corp. has hired Arthur Valdez as chief supply chain and logistics officer, leading the company's transformation including planning, distribution and transportation, the retailer said in a Monday release. He is moving to Minneapolis to join the company, effective March 28. Valdez comes to Target from Amazon.com Inc. where he spent 16 years and held a number of leadership positions across the e-commerce company's domestic and global supply chain. He was most recently Amazon's vice president of operations focused on its international supply chain expansion. Target shares are up 8% for the year so far while the S&P 500 is down 4.7% for the same period.
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