Kathryn Bufano President and Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Executive Officer of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. effective August 25, 2014 and a member of its Board of Directors. Served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Belk Inc. since August 2010 and previously served as its President, Merchandising and Marketing from January 2008 to August 2010. From 2006 to January 2008, Ms. Bufano was the Chief Executive Officer of Vanity Shops, Inc. Ms. Bufano pursued higher education from 2003 to 2006, and from 2002 to 2003 she was Executive Vice President, General Manager Soft-lines for Sears Roebuck & Company. Prior to 2002, Ms. Bufano served as President, Chief Merchandising Officer for Dress Barn, Inc. and in various positions in the Macy’s East and Lord & Taylor divisions of Federated Department Stores.
Stephen R. Byers Executive Vice President, Stores, Visual & Loss Prevention
Executive Vice President, Stores, Visual & Loss Prevention, effective January 30, 2011. Prior to this, Vice Chairman, Stores, Distribution, Real Estate and Construction, since February 3, 2008. Prior to this, Vice Chairman, Stores, Operations, Private Brand, Merchandise Planning and Allocation and Internet Merchandising since October 10, 2006. Was Executive Vice President, Carson's Stores effective April 3, 2006. Prior to that time, was Executive Vice President, Stores and Visual Merchandising of Carson's since August 2004. Held the post of Senior Vice President / Territory Director of Stores for Kohl's Department Stores between 2000 and August 2004.
Luis Fernandez Executive Vice President, Omnichannel Officer
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of the Company since May 2012. Had been Vice President, Last Call Marketing & Customer Insight of Neiman Marcus Group. In this position, led planning, management and optimization of multi-channel marketing for the Last Call division. From 2007 to 2010, served as Vice President, Marketing, Online and Catalog, and from 2002 to 2006, Vice President, Marketing & Systems Strategy at Neiman Marcus Group.
Jimmy Mansker Executive Vice President, Merchandise Planning and Optimization
Executive Vice President, Merchandise Planning and Optimization since April 2014. Senior Vice President, Merchandise Planning from May 2012 to April 2014 and Senior Vice President, Merchandise Planning and eCommerce from April 2008 to May 201 2. Joined Bon-Ton as Vice President, eCommerce in May 2007. Prior to that, worked many years at RadioShack Corporation where he most recently served as Vice President, eCommerce.
Keith E. Plowman Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since April 2006. Served as Senior Vice President, Finance from September 2001 to April 2006. Joined Bon-Ton as Divisional Vice President, Controller in 1997, and from May 1999 to September 2001 was Vice President, Controller.
William Tracy Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective July 27, 2015. Served as Executive Vice President—Supply Chain, Logistics, Omnichannel Fulfillment and Global Sourcing of Hudson’s Bay Company since 2013. Previous posts held at Hudson’s Bay Company include Executive Vice President—Supply Chain, Logistics, Omnichannel Fulfillment and Information Services from 2011 to 2013, Senior Vice President—Supply Chain, Logistics and eCommerce Fulfillment from 2010 to 2011 and Executive Vice President—Operations from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Tracy has prior experience as Chief Operating Officer at Fortunoff and Nine West Footwear Corporation and has served in various senior leadership positions at Lord & Taylor and Abraham & Strauss Department Stores.