Former Best Buy Exec to Lead Art Van E-Commerce
October 4, 2017,
WARREN, Mich.–E-commerce strategist Michele Azar has joined Art Van Furniture as chief digital officer, a new position, tasked with transforming and growing the furniture retailer’s e-commerce division.
Azar played a key role in Best Buy’s corporate turnaround, a release said. She spent more than two decades at the electronics retailer, serving most recently as vice president, global e-commerce multichannel fulfillment and growth, where she drove new digital business models, improved online customer engagement and envisioned and scaled the capability Buy Online Ship from Store.
“All roads lead to the internet and under Michele’s expert command, we will dramatically expand e-commerce at Art Van Furniture and become a must-visit online marketplace for guests,” said Kim Yost, president and CEO. “She is an unabashed visionary, and her proven experience makes her uniquely qualified to create an easy, delightful experience for online home furnishing shoppers.”
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