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General Business Manager, Ready To Wear, Macy's, Inc.
Molly Langenstein was named General Business Manager for Macy’s Ready to Wear, a new role in the organization, in September 2017. Langenstein is responsible for national brands, private brands, planning and digital integration.
Previously, she served as chief private brands officer of Macy’s from 2015 to 2017, responsible for the organization that concepts, designs, sources and markets Macy's portfolio of highly successful private brands of apparel, accessories and home goods.
Prior to that role, Langenstein served as executive vice president for men’s and kids at Macy’s Private Brands where she led cross-functional collaborative efforts to execute strategy and drive business. Previously, she was Macy’s executive vice president for fashion and new business development and general merchandise manager for categories appealing to customers in the millennial generation.
Her 30-year merchandising career has included assignments as general merchandise manager for men’s and kids at Macy’s Florida (Miami), for millennial at Macy’s West (San Francisco), and for ready-to-wear at Macy’s North (Minneapolis), since joining Miami-based Burdines in 1985. Langenstein also served briefly as a merchandising executive at May D&F.
Langenstein has co-chaired the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women New York City luncheon since 2010. She was also one of 25 women recognized in Leaders Magazine.
Langenstein is a native of Ohio and a graduate of Kent State University in 1985.