Kevin Mansell

Kevin Mansell

Chairman, CEO & President, Kohl's

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Kevin Mansell is Kohl’s chairman, chief executive officer and president. He is responsible Kohl’s long-term growth and profitability, along with strategic direction. Mansell has held a number of progressive positions within Kohl’s since starting at the company in 1982. He has held the CEO title at Kohl’s since 2008 and became chairman of the board in 2009. He began his career in retail in 1975, joining the Venture Store division of May Department Stores.


A 40-year retail veteran, Mansell has seen Kohl’s grow to a $19 billion dollar omnichannel retailer with more than 1,100 stores. This includes a multi-billion dollar Kohls.com business, as well as a customer base of more than 25 million active Kohl’s Charge cardholders and more than 30 million Yes2You Rewards members. He has overseen the company’s strategic approach to omnichannel retailing including Kohl’s Ship from Store and Buy Online, Pick Up in Store capabilities.


Mansell leads more than 140,000 Kohl’s Associates who are committed to serving millions of Kohl’s customers and the communities in which they live and work. To date, Kohl’s has given nearly $600 million to support communities nationwide.


With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl’s offers amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and inspiring shopping experiences in-store, online at Kohls.com and via mobile devices. In addition to a powerful portfolio of only-at-Kohl’s brands, which includes Simply Vera Vera Wang, Jennifer Lopez and Food Network, Kohl’s is the #1 retailer in the U.S. of many national brands.