Stacy Bowman to Serve as Interim CFO as Company Continues Search for Permanent CFO
PLANTATION, Fla., July 20, 2023--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chewy, Inc. ("Chewy" or "Company") (NYSE: CHWY), a trusted destination for pet parents and partners everywhere, announced today that Mario Marte has decided to retire from the Company, effective as of July 28, 2023.
"I want to thank Mario for his many years of service to Chewy and for the role he played in steering Chewy’s growth and margin expansion over the course of his tenure," said Sumit Singh, Chief Executive Officer of Chewy. "We wish him well as he takes some much-deserved time with his family."
As part of the transition process, Stacy Bowman, Chief Accounting Officer, has been appointed interim CFO while the Company continues its previously announced search for a permanent CFO. Sumit noted, "Stacy is a respected leader who has worked alongside Mario over his tenure, and she is well-positioned to assist through a seamless transition." Prior to Chewy, Stacy served in a number of senior accounting roles at Brightstar, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Our mission is to be the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents and partners everywhere. We believe that we are the preeminent online source for pet products, supplies and prescriptions as a result of our broad selection of high-quality products and services, which we offer at competitive prices and deliver with an exceptional level of care and a personal touch to build brand loyalty and drive repeat purchasing. We seek to continually develop innovative ways for our customers to engage with us, as our website and mobile app allow our pet parents to manage their pets’ health, wellness, and merchandise needs, while enabling them to conveniently shop for our products. We partner with more than 3,500 of the best and most trusted brands in the pet industry offering more than 110,000 products and services offerings, to bring what we believe is a high-bar, customer-centric experience to our customers.
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