Target Corporation — Executive Vice President & Chief Growth Officer
Christina Hennington is executive vice president and chief growth officer for Target and a member of its leadership team. She oversees all of merchandising, including the retailer’s best-in-class product design and sourcing organizations, as well as insights, strategy and innovation. As chief growth officer, she works across the organization to identify and pursue revenue-generating strategies that deepen the company’s relevancy with current and prospective guests, and reinforce its stronghold as a leading U.S. retailer.
Throughout her roles, she has driven collaboration to operationalize strategies across the enterprise. Additionally, Christina has been a strong champion of D&I efforts as a sponsor for several employee resource groups over the years and a founding member of the Racial Equity Action and Change committee (REACH) in 2020. In this role, she helps lead the organization’s strategy to drive lasting impact for our Black team members, guests and communities.
Christina has been consistently recognized by the industry for her leadership and continued focus on diversity, technology and guest experience. She has been named Merchandiser of the Year and one of the 50 Most Influential People in the Multicultural Market by Women’s Wear Daily, and one of the Most Influential Women in Retail by Mass Market Retailers.
Christina earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and her Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.