Nordstrom, Inc has named Walmart exec Jason Morris as its new Chief Technology and Information Officer, effective May 1, 2023.

He joins the fashion retailer with more than 25 years of technology experience in the retail industry, most recently from Walmart where he led global enterprise technology as Senior Vice president of Enterprise Business Services. Morris will oversee the Nordstrom’s technology functions, including engineering, data science and analytics.

“Jason has a wealth of experience leading large, global teams to create and implement best-in-class retail technology solutions. He will play a critical role as we continue to advance our Closer to You market strategy, and we look forward to welcoming him to the team.” said Erik Nordstrom, CEO of Nordstrom, Inc.

Previously, Morris had been responsible for technology development across many aspects of Walmart’s retail business, including merchandising, replenishment, supplier management, real estate and global compliance. He also led strategy, system development and implementation of hardware and software in more than 10,000 locations globally.

Speaking on his appointment Morris said, “I have long admired Nordstrom as a retail leader in redefining the importance of digital. I am excited to join this talented technology team to continue enhancing Nordstrom’s digital capabilities and support the company’s ongoing focus on using technology to serve customers in new and better ways.”

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