President & CEO, Sephora Americas, SEPHORA
Calvin McDonald is the President and CEO of Sephora Americas, the specialty retailer which has transformed the prestige beauty shopping experience in North America, and is owned by the world-leader in luxury products LVMH. He assumed this role in January 2014, and since that time has worked with the senior team to develop a plan to further increase Sephora’s industry leadership, which centers on a consistently innovative client experience. He previously served as the President and CEO of Sears Canada, restoring it to comparable store sales growth after many years. This followed the 18 years at the Loblaw Companies, Canada’s largest food retailer, known for its highly successful private label products, where he rose to the position of EVP, Marketing for Loblaw Brands & Corporate Strategy and subsequently EVP, Conventional Supermarket Division.