Today’s Top Talk

  1. Art Peck is out at Gap Inc. The retailer announced that Peck, president and CEO, will step down from his position “after a brief transition.” Effective immediately, Robert J. Fisher, the company’s current non-executive chairman, will also serve as interim president and chief executive officer while Gap searches for a permanent successor. Peck is a 15-year Gap veteran who has served as CEO since 2015. Reported on by Marianne Wilson.

Source: Shakeup at Gap: CEO to step down | CSA

Chris Walton is an accomplished Senior Executive with nearly 20 years of success within the retail and retail technology industries. He is well-versed in merchandising, store operations, inventory management, product design, forecasting, e-commerce, pricing and promotions, and tech product development.

Chris was most recently a Vice President with Target, where he led the retailer’s Store of the Future project and also ran the Target’s home furnishing division for e-commerce. He previously worked for GAP, Inc., as a Distribution Analyst and Manager.

Chris holds a BA in Economics and History from Stanford University, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

He likes to dress as Darth Vader for Halloween, and his wife also frequently asks him to ask Alexa, "to turn off the music."

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