JCPenney CFO to Speak at Women’s Business Council - Southwest Event

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Jeff Davis, executive vice president and chief financial officer at JCPenney, to speak at Executive Insights event on July 31st.

“JCPenney has long been a supporter of WBCS and its emphasis on supplier diversity has helped the Company gain a competitive advantage. This is a prime opportunity for our certified women business owners to gain insider perspectives from a c-suite executive.”

On Tuesday, July 31st beginning at 4:00 p.m., the Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS) will hold its Executive Insights event this year featuring keynote speaker Jeff Davis, executive vice president and chief financial officer at JCPenney. Davis will participate in a fireside chat with Pam Mortensen, senior vice president and general merchandise manager of jewelry at JCPenney to discuss key lessons learned navigating challenges, and elements to making a successful leader during times of change.

Davis was named executive vice president and chief financial officer at JCPenney in July 2017. He has over 30 years of finance experience across multiple industries and previously worked at Darden Restaurants and Walmart. At JCPenney, Davis chairs the internal supplier diversity committee and has helped the Company stay committed to spending money with women-owned businesses.

“We are excited to hear from Jeff Davis at Executive Insights,” said Debbie Hurst, president of the Women’s Business Council – Southwest. “JCPenney has long been a supporter of WBCS and its emphasis on supplier diversity has helped the Company gain a competitive advantage. This is a prime opportunity for our certified women business owners to gain insider perspectives from a c-suite executive.”

Event Details
Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
JCPenney Home Office – 6501 Legacy Drive, Plano, Texas 75024
$40 for members / $50 for non-members
To learn more and register, click here.

About WBCS
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, the Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS) is dedicated to increasing mutually beneficial procurement opportunities between certified women-owned businesses, corporations, businesses, government entities, institutions, and other organizations. With more than 1,200 Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Members and over 80 Sustaining (Corporate) Members, WBCS is in its 23rd year of providing national certification to women-owned businesses. WBCS administers the national certification on behalf of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for north and central Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico. To find out more about WBCS, please visit http://www.wbcsouthwest.org.

About JCPenney
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP), one of the nation's largest apparel and home retailers, combines an expansive footprint of over 860 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site, jcp.com, to deliver style and value for all hard-working American families. At every touchpoint, customers will discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort. For additional information, please visit jcp.com.

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