President, Lord & Taylor
Vanessa LeFebvre was appointed president of Lord & Taylor in May 2018. She joins HBC from Stitch Fix, where she was VP, GMM of women’s, the primary business for the company.
Vanessa has nearly 20 years experience in the retail industry. She began her career as an executive trainee with the May Company (parent of Lord & Taylor at the time) in 1999. Over the course of 10 years with Lord & Taylor, she was moved up through several buying assignments in Ready To Wear to Divisional Merchandise Manager of Modern and Contemporary Sportswear in 2005.
After Lord & Taylor, Vanessa worked for a number of retailers including, TJX, Macy’s and Daffy’s. At Macy’s, Vanessa was the principal architect of Macy’s Backstage division, where she was responsible for all aspects of the business. She grew the division into a multi-concept operation, including store within store concepts, during her tenure.
Vanessa holds a BA, Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.