Marc Metrick is Chief Executive Officer of Saks, a premier luxury e-commerce platform. Mr. Metrick is a highly accomplished retail industry executive with deep experience in strategy development, merchandising, marketing, operations, and finance. He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry, more than half of which include years in senior leadership roles at Saks Fifth Avenue and HBC.
Mr. Metrick previously led Saks Fifth Avenue, during which he oversaw a successful transformation of the retailer, resulting in several quarters of industry-leading performance. He also served as HBC’s Chief Administrative Officer, reporting to the Office of the Chairman, where he developed corporate strategies for all of the company’s operating units and sat on HBC’s executive committee. Mr. Metrick played an instrumental role in HBC’s acquisition of Saks in 2013 and focused on developing the strategy that Saks is now successfully pursuing. He joined Hudson’s Bay Company in 2012 as Chief Marketing Officer, where he oversaw all marketing and digital commerce for Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor. Prior to this, he spent 20 years at Saks Fifth Avenue in varying roles across merchandising, finance, and operations, last serving as Chief Strategy Officer.
Mr. Metrick is a member of the executive committee of the National Retail Federation board of directors and is on the advisory board of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at Wharton. He is also a member of the CNBC CEO Council and represents Saks with the Partnership for New York City. Since 2019 he has been a member of The Business of Fashion’s BoF 500, the definitive index of people shaping the fashion industry.
Mr. Metrick earned a bachelor of science in business administration from Boston University.