Quincy, Massachusetts-based Stop & Shop appointed Mary Lynn Phillips as the new SVP of finance, effective Dec. 3. She joins the leadership team as it implements a multi-year initiative to refresh the brand’s 400-plus stores across the Northeast.
Phillips brings to Stop & Shop more than 30 years of experience in developing financial disciplines for national retailers. She most recently served as CFO for Stuart Weitzman in New York, New York. Phillips also has served as the SVP and CFO for Talbots Inc. in Hingham, Massachusetts and as VP finance and operations of Coach’s North America Division. She started her career as senior auditor at Ernst and Young.
“We are incredibly excited to have Mary Lynn Phillips join the Stop & Shop team as we continue to reposition our brand for the future and build a strong foundation for growth,” said Gordon Reid, president of Stop & Shop. “Phillips’ leadership capabilities, along with her broad financial and operational experience in highly competitive markets, will help drive Stop & Shop’s financial performance in 2020 and beyond.”