At Home Taps Walmart Vet for Top Merchandising Role

At Home has named Jeff Evans as President and Chief Merchandising Officer, effective June 19. Evans will leverage 32 years of industry experience including ecommerce, brand building, product development, sourcing and identifying business opportunities, to help the home décor retailer advance its business.

Evans has held senior leadership positions at Walmart for 15 years, most recently as EVP of Entertainment, Toys and Seasonal at Walmart U.S. He also has worked in the general merchandising, omnichannel, home and apparel divisions at the retailing giant. Evans’ other experience includes 16 years at Filene’s department stores in Boston, where his duties focused on apparel.

“We’re thrilled to have Jeff join the At Home team at a pivotal point in our company’s transformation,” said Lee Bird, Chairman and CEO of At Home in a statement. “His experience leading at the highest-ranked Fortune 100 company will bring a new level of excellence to our business. He is a collaborative leader that has delivered consistent results by building high performing teams, being customer and data focused and driving digital transformation.”

“At Home is uniquely situated to continue to grow by delivering incredible customer value in the home décor space,” said Evans in a statement. “I am very excited to join Lee and the At Home team to help drive the business strategy and participate in fueling future growth by identifying and maximizing opportunities to deliver results.”


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