The TJX Companies, Inc. named John Gilbert as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer.

John Gilbert most recently served as Vice President for Marketing at Dunkin' Donuts, where he was responsible for all marketing functions, including brand management, advertising, brand public relations, and comprehensive consumer strategies. Mr. Gilbert has extensive experience in the restaurant and consumer product industries, having held senior marketing positions with such companies as Kentucky Fried Chicken, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, General Cinema Corporation, and PepsiCo, Inc.

Ben Cammarata, Chairman and Acting CEO of The TJX Companies, Inc., stated, “I am very pleased to welcome John Gilbert as our Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. I am confident that John will maximize his proven creative marketing expertise and leadership ability in spearheading our marketing efforts going forward.”

John Gilbert, TJX's incoming Chief Marketing Officer, stated, “I am delighted to join The TJX Companies with its great franchises and strong customer base. I look forward to working with the TJX organization and its brands. It is an exciting time for the Company and we have many marketing opportunities, not only in our U.S. divisions, but also worldwide.”