Former JCPenney, Home Depot Executive and Drop-Ship Expert to Bring Wealth of Retail and Digital Experience to New Role
CommerceHub, Inc., a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, announced that Mike Amend has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Amend comes to CommerceHub after holding various executive leadership positions at leading retail and technology companies, including serving as EVP Omnichannel at JCPenney, VP Online at The Home Depot, Chief Technology Officer of Global Online at Dell and Deputy Chief Technology Officer at BEA Systems.
“Mike brings a long history of success driving ecommerce growth for top retailers and extensive technology leadership experience to this role. He has a proven track record of transforming business, strategy, technology, and operations at retailers so they can compete effectively in a digital world,” said Frank Poore, Founder and CEO, CommerceHub. “As COO, he will focus on accelerating product innovation and aligning our service and operations teams with our customers to help them leverage CommerceHub’s platform and network to grow revenue and expand merchandise assortments.”
As EVP of Omnichannel at JCPenney, Amend was instrumental in leading the digital transformation of the brick and mortar retailer with expansion of product selection with drop-shipping, ship-from-store, a new mobile experience and tightly integrating the online and in-store channels. Prior to that, under Mike’s leadership as VP of Online for The Home Depot, online sales grew to over $4 billion. At Dell, Amend led the global online technology organization, delivering best-in-class online experiences that led to billion-dollar growth.
“Retailers and brands are under intense pressure to grow revenue and deliver exceptional customer experiences,” said Mike Amend, COO, CommerceHub. “At the center of ecommerce supply, demand and delivery, CommerceHub is uniquely positioned to help leading retailers and brands grow omnichannel revenue and delight their customers at the same time.”