Group Vice President of HR
Jill Katz is a 20-year corporate HR expert with a passion for Employee Engagement, Talent Management and Organization Effectiveness.
Jill currently serves as Group Vice President of HR at Macy’s Merchandising Group (MMG), where she sits on the Management Committee and leads Talent Development for the organization. MMG is recognized as a retail industry leader with a diverse merchandise collection of well-known brands such as INC, Alfani, Hotel Collection, Style & Co., and Charter Club.
Prior to joining Macy’s, Jill served in HR Leadership roles in the Fashion/Retail industry for over 15 years. During her time at Warnaco/PVH, Jill led the global Engagement strategy work and served as VP, Human Resources for Calvin Klein Brands, Speedo, and the Intimate Apparel Businesses. She was the Senior Director of Talent Management at Ann Taylor, leading the function over the Ann Taylor, LOFT and Ann Taylor Factory Brands.
Prior to the Fashion industry, Jill had leadership roles at USA Networks, IAC/Interactive Corp., and Financial services at Merrill Lynch.
Jill has been a conference speaker on topics including employee engagement, change management, and executive team dynamics; and she is a certified facilitator in several executive assessment and development tools. She also sits on the advisory board of a digital marketing company.
Jill is a graduate of the University of Michigan. She lives in Montclair, NJ with her husband Josh, and inspirational children Alexa and Benjamin.