Barnes & Noble has named Mary Amicucci as Chief Merchandising Officer.
Prior to the appointment, Amicucci was vice president of adult trade & children’s books. In her new role, she will oversee all of the bookseller’s merchandising programs across products including: books, toys, games, gifts and music. She will continue to report directly to Jaime Carey, Barnes & Noble’s Chief Operating Officer.
“We are thrilled to announce that Mary Amicucci has been promoted to Chief Merchandising Officer. Mary has a proven track record of success and leadership of our physical book business, making her the perfect choice for this position,” stated Carey. “She has already made an outstanding contribution to our merchandising efforts and we’re excited to see what she will achieve in this new role.”
Amicucci joined the book retailer as vice president of children’s books in 2010 and was promoted to vice president of adult trade & children’s books in 2013. She came to Barnes & Noble from The Children’s Place Retail Stores.