Nordstrom announced Farrell Redwine as its new chief human resources officer. Redwine will report to Nordstrom CEO Erik Nordstrom.
Farrell joined Nordstrom in 2016 and has held various leadership roles most recently overseeing the retailer’s centers of excellence. Prior to Nordstrom, she held global HR roles at other large corporations, including ExxonMobil and Time Inc. She was recognized by Savoy magazine as one of its 2019 “Most Influential Women in Corporate America.”
“At Nordstrom, we aim to create an exceptional employee experience so our people can create an exceptional customer experience,” said Erik Nordstrom. “It’s both the right thing to do and best for our business. With Farrell’s deep experience and leadership, she is uniquely qualified to help us build an innovative, diverse and inclusive workforce and culture.”
In this role, Farrell and her team will support more than 55,000 employees at Nordstrom in stores, fulfillment, its distribution centers, and corporate offices. She will oversee all HR including recruitment and succession planning, learning and development, recognition and retention, diversity, and total rewards.
“The heritage of service at Nordstrom is enabled by our people,” said Redwine. “I look forward to supporting Nordstrom’s ambitious and exciting future by driving an inclusive culture of belonging, attracting best-in-class talent and creating a meaningful and positive work experience for our people.”