Macy’s has elected Felicia Williams, who is currently senior vice president for enterprise risk and internal audit, as vice president and controller. She also will serve as chief accounting officer, effective June 1, 2016. She will report to Chief Financial Officer Karen Hoguet.
Williams, a 12-year Macy’s veteran, will succeed Joel Belsky, who retires effective May 31, 2016 after a 41-year career in management of corporate financial functions, including 36 years at Macy’s and its predecessor companies. Belsky was elected executive vice president and controller of Macy’s (then known as Federated Department Stores) in May 2009.
Williams was named SVP for enterprise risk and internal audit in January 2014. Previously, she served as senior vice president for risk and financial services and as senior vice president for treasury and risk management since September 2008. Williams joined Macy’s in 2004 as vice president for internal audit from Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. in Athens, Greece, where she was director of internal audit.