At Home Names Former Walmart EVP as President and Chief Merchandising Officer

by Katie Lee

Dallas — At Home, The Home and Holiday Superstore, has appointed retail industry veteran Jeff Evans as president and chief merchandising officer. He will assume the position on June 19. He joins the company from Walmart US.

“We’re thrilled to have Jeff join the At Home team at a pivotal point in our company’s transformation,” says Lee Bird, chairman and CEO of At Home. “His experience leading at the highest-ranked Fortune 100 company will bring a new level of excellence to our business. He is a collaborative leader that has delivered consistent results by building high performing teams, being customer and data focused and driving digital transformation.”

Evans is a senior merchandising leader that brings 32 years of knowledge in managing businesses across different retail formats including department stores, warehouse clubs and mass retailers. He has deep experience in e-commerce, building brands, product development, sourcing and identifying business opportunities.

Prior to joining At Home, Evans was executive vice president, entertainment, toys and seasonal for Walmart US, where he managed the company’s largest omnichannel general merchandise business in excess of $37 billion. He served in leadership roles at Walmart US and Sam’s Club for 15 years in general merchandising, omnichannel, home and apparel divisions. Evans began his career at Filene’s in Boston, a division of May Department Stores, and spent 16 years merchandising different categories in apparel.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, At Home currently operates 263 stores in 40 states. For more information, visit






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