Lunch Break with Tony Spring, Chief Executive Officer, Macy’s, Inc.

- Online Zoom Conference

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YJP is excited to host Tony Spring, Chief Executive Officer, Macy’s, Inc.

This will be a moderated Zoom roundtable, featuring insights from Tony, and an opportunity for Q&A.

For questions about the event or membership please reach out to: lauren.gerstner@yjp.org

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Speaker
Tony Spring
CEO at Macys, Inc

Tony Spring assumed the role of chief executive officer of Macy’s, Inc. in February 2024 and was appointed chairman of the board in April 2024. He previously held the role of president of Macy’s, Inc. since March 2023.

Spring served as chairman and chief executive officer of Bloomingdale’s from 2014-2023, where he oversaw all facets of Bloomingdale’s, including merchandising, marketing, operations, stores and online. In 2021, he became executive vice president of Macy’s, Inc. and assumed oversight of Bluemercury. Spring has been instrumental in the company’s transformation as a key member of the Macy’s, Inc. executive leadership team since 2017.

Spring served as president and chief operating officer of Bloomingdale's from 2008-2013, with responsibility for Bloomingdale's stores, marketing, creative services, finance, operations, and restaurants. From 2005-2008, Spring was senior executive vice president, director of stores. From 2004-2008, Spring served as senior executive vice president of marketing, Bloomingdale's Direct and restaurants. In 1998, Spring was promoted to executive vice president for marketing and was named senior executive vice president the following year.

Spring began his Bloomingdale's career in 1987 as an executive merchandise trainee in the White Plains, NY, store and over the next eight years, he assumed positions of increasing responsibility in merchandising before being promoted to senior vice president for home furnishings.

Spring serves on the Executive Committee of the National Retail Federation and is the board chair for the National Retail Federation Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) – Greater New York City Chapter, and the Hospital for Special Surgery Advisory Board.

Spring holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.

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Moderator
Lina Tetelbaum
Corporate Partner at Wachtell Lipton

Lina Tetelbaum is a Corporate Partner at Wachtell Lipton, where she focuses on
shareholder and hedge fund activism defense and preparedness, proxy fights, takeover defense, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.  Ms. Tetelbaum has been named a Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer, one of The Deal’s Top Women in Dealmaking, a Law360 Rising Star for M&A, and one of the 500 Leading Dealmakers in America by Lawdragon, among other honors.  She regularly counsels boards and management teams in navigating, resolving and prevailing in activist situations, proxy fights and M&A contests, and frequently lectures and publishes on corporate governance and M&A. Ms. Tetelbaum has advised both public and private companies in a wide range of industries in mergers and acquisitions, including Allergan in its $83 billion acquisition by AbbVie, PDC Energy in its $7.6 billion acquisition by Chevron and successful proxy fight defense against Kimmeridge, Forest Laboratories, Inc. in its $28 billion acquisition by Actavis plc. and in successive proxy contests with Carl Icahn, and AbbVie in its $21 billion acquisition of Pharmacyclics. Ms. Tetelbaum has extensive expertise advising companies in response to unsolicited takeover offers, including National Instruments in its $8.2 billion acquisition by Emerson following its unsolicited offer, Kansas City Southern in its unsolicited transaction with Canadian National Railway and $31 billion acquisition by Canadian Pacific Railway, Dorian LPG in its response to the $1.1 billion unsolicited proposal by BW LPG, and Vulcan Materials Company in its response to the $4.7 billion unsolicited offer by Martin Marietta Materials. Ms. Tetelbaum received an A.B. magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard University and completed a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal on Regulation and editor of the Yale Law Journal. After law school, Ms. Tetelbaum served as a law clerk to the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Tetelbaum is the President of the Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association, an Advisory Board Member of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, and a Board Member of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate law. Previously, she served as secretary to the Corporation Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and Secretary of the First Generation Harvard Alumni.

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