by Stephen Garner
Paige Thomas
Paige Thomas

Paige Thomas will be taking on the assignment of Nordstrom EVP, General Merchandise Manager (GMM) for Men’s and Kids. She succeeds David Witman, who will be retiring on February 15 after 27 years at the retailer.

Thomas joined Nordstrom in 2012 as its first GMM for Rack where she led aggressive growth and expansion with 100 new stores, launching and recently supporting integrated off-price merchant teams across Seattle, New York and LA.

Prior to Nordstrom, Thomas was the GMM for Juniors, Accessories and Beauty at Kohl’s where she helped lead 800+ store growth.  Her retail career spans 24 years in merchandising and planning roles at May Company, Federated Department Stores, and Fred Meyer Stores.

“Paige has proven to be a very effective merchant leader,” said Pete Nordstrom, co-president of Nordstrom. “She is decisive and curious.  We are thrilled to have her now leading Men’s and Kids Apparel.”