Nordstrom Names President of E-Commerce Unit

Other leadership roles have shifted
September 23, 2016Allison Zisko

Ken WorzelKen Worzel
SEATTLE—Nordstrom Inc. has appointed Ken Worzel as president of Nordstrom.com.

Worzel has served as executive vice president of strategy and development at the company since 2010. Prior to Nordstrom he worked as a consultant, including partnering with Nordstrom for 13 years while at Marakon Associates and McKinsey & Company.

“Through his six years as a leader at Nordstrom and many years prior to that working alongside our executive team, Ken has gained a deep understanding of how our e-commerce, digital and mobile efforts play an integral role in providing customers a differentiated experience through service, personalization and convenience,” said Erik Nordstrom, co-president of Nordstrom. “Ken comes into this position with expertise around Nordstrom.com’s current position and a strong vision for its future potential that will continue to bring the company a tremendous amount of value as we evolve our strategy and build on our success.”

Other leadership roles have shifted.

Erik Nordstrom is now responsible for the Nordstrom brand, including Nordstrom stores, Nordstrom.com, and Trunk Club as well as customer care, marketing and supply chain.

Co-President Blake Nordstrom will be responsible for the Nordstrom Rack brand, including Rack stores and NordstromRack.com/HauteLook and other corporate functions including finance, technology, legal and human resources.

Co-President Pete Nordstrom will continue to support all of the company’s merchandising functions and store planning. He will also remain closely involved in all areas impacting the Nordstrom brand, including marketing.

Allison ZiskoAllison Zisko | Managing Editor/Tabletop Editor
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After 15 years of covering the tabletop industry, Allison Zisko is still as enthusiastic as ever about the dinnerware, glassware and flatware categories. An in-depth analysis of how the category works intrigues her just as much as the latest fashion trends. As managing editor, Allison oversees the daily e-newsletter and works behind the scenes to help produce the print issue each month. She also directs HFN’s housewares coverage and covers the cutlery category. An avid reader, Allison is eager to talk to anyone and everyone about the latest book they are reading.

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