Bloomingdale’s Michael Gould Steps Down as CEO

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Bloomingdale’s CEO Michael Gould will be stepping down after 22-years as its chairman and CEO, according to a press release by its parent company Macy’s Inc.  He will be succeeded by Tony Spring,  Bloomingdale’s president and COO,  in February 2014.

Gould joined Bloomingdale’s as a chairman and chief executive officer in 1991.  He was previously president and CEO of Giorgio Beverly Hills, a position he has held since 1987.  He joined Giorgio in 1986 as president and chief operating officer.

Spring was promoted to Bloomingdale’s president and chief operating officer in 2008,  with responsibility for Bloomingdale stores, marketing, creative services, finance, operations and restaurants.  He began his career with Bloomingdale’s in 1987 as an executive trainee in the White Plains, N.Y. store.

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