Toys”R”Us Names President of Toys”R”Us, Canada

by Katie Lee

Wayne, N.J., and Concord, Ontario — Toys”R”Us, Inc. has appointed Melanie Teed-Murch as president, Toys”R”Us, Canada, effective September 1. She will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon.

“I’m thrilled that Melanie will be taking on this leadership role,” says Brandon. “Her deep experience in retail and drive for results, coupled with her strong relationships across our global teams and vendor community, give me great confidence in her ability to achieve our growth goals in Canada.”

Since first joining the organization in 1996 as a store manager for Toys”R”Us in Kitchener, Ontario, Teed-Murch has held a variety of senior leadership, merchandising and operational roles with increasing responsibility, including her most recent position as Canada’s chief merchant.

Teed-Murch replaces Kevin Macnab who was promoted to executive vice president, special assistant/office of the chairman, Toys”R”Us, Inc., back in 2015.

Toys”R”Us, Inc. has 871 Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam, and more than 755 international stores and 250 licensed stores in 37 countries and jurisdictions. Toys”R”Us, Inc. is headquartered in Wayne, N.J. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Toys”R”Us, Inc.

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