Old Navy is all about delivering top-notch customer experiences in-store and online so that the customer is getting what they want, when they want it. Kevin Meiners, Old Navy’s new VP of Strategy, advises the leadership team on how to do just that, by helping to develop long-term initiatives that are key to driving profitable growth and improved operational performance – considering everything from the product, to the customer, to Old Navy stores and digital strategy. In laymen’s terms, he helps the brand identify and focus on the right opportunities for customers, employees, communities and shareholders – whew!
Read on to learn more about what brought Kevin to Old Navy and what makes him #oldnavyproud!
WHAT LEAD YOU TO OLD NAVY: I have long been a brand fan! I was drawn to the culture and mission of the brand, and I saw an abundance of opportunities for the future.
WHAT IT’S LIKE BEING THE NEWBIE ON YOUR TEAM: I’m energized every day by the passion and expertise that surrounds me at Old Navy. I'm thrilled to be a part of a team so focused on pushing beyond the status quo and intent on advancing our enviable and unique brand position within the market.
WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR ROLE: My favorite part of my role, hands down, is working with the great people at HQ! I am struck by the energy and fun that’s core to the company culture here.
YOUR CAREER #PROTIP: Stay open to opportunities, push yourself outside your comfort zone and focus on learning from your journey.
WHAT YOU’RE MOST EXCITED FOR IN 2020: I'm excited about the momentum in our business and I'm especially energized by the work we are doing around omni customer experience – the team focused on this is incredible! We are putting the customer at the center of every decision and envisioning an experience that meets them where they are, on their terms.
WHAT MAKES YOU #OLDNAVYPROUD: Seeing the entire company living its values every day – of course!