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Michelle Gass    

CEO of Kohl's

Michelle Gass is the Chief Executive Officer & Director at Kohl's Corporation. She is also on the board of PepsiCo, Inc.

Before joining Kohl's, Gass worked at Procter & Gamble and at Starbucks. She started with Kohls in 2013 as their first chief customer officer. She led the creation of Kohl's Greatness Agenda in 2014, was named chief merchandising officer in 2015 and was promoted to be the CEO-elect in 2017.

In 2005, Gass was awarded the Ichabod Washburn Young Alumni for Professional Achievement award by Worcester Polytechnic Institute and in 2007, she was named a Woman to Watch by Advantage Age. In 2018, Homeworld Business named Gass one of its "Players" and a person to watch in housewares in the coming 12 months.

Gass received an undergraduate degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Washington.


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