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Mr. James M. Myers

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Chief Executive Officer

9125 Rehco Road
San Diego , California 92121
United States

Company Description: PETCO Animal Supplies Inc. (PETCO) is a specialty retailer of premium pet food, supplies and services with 779 stores in 49 states. Its pet-related products include...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • bachelor's degree , accounting
    John Carroll University
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Dollar General’s Rick Dreiling Elected Chairman of RILA Board of Directors, 9 Feb 2015 [cached]
James Myers, Chief Executive Officer, Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.
HBS Club of San Diego - CEO Forum Series: October 1, 2013 - Jim Myers, CEO of Petco Animal Supply Stores, Inc., 1 Oct 2013 [cached]
CEO Forum Series: October 1, 2013 - Jim Myers, CEO of Petco Animal Supply Stores, Inc. | [event details] HBS Club of San Diego - CEO Forum Series: October 1, 2013 - Jim Myers, CEO of Petco Animal Supply Stores, Inc.
CEO Forum Series: October 1, 2013 - Jim Myers, CEO of Petco Animal Supply Stores, Inc.
Jim Myers
CEO of PETCO Animal Supply Stores, Inc.
Jim Myers
CEO, Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc.
Jim is Petco's chief leader, responsible for strategy, direction and overall company performance. He also serves on Petco's Board of Directors. Since joining the company in 1990, Jim has been a key leader in guiding and growing Petco from a regional player into a leading national pet specialty retail chain.
Jim's first assignment at Petco was Vice President and Controller. He progressed through several leadership roles in Finance, and was promoted to Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer in 1998. He was elected to the company's Board of Directors in 2000 and promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2004.
Before joining Petco, Jim held a number of positions, including Senior Audit Manager, at the accounting firm KPMG. Jim earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from John Carroll University in Ohio.
He serves on the boards of the Retail Industry Leaders Association, John Carroll University and Jack in the Box Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company (NASDAQ: JACK) based in San Diego.
Board of Directors, 9 Feb 2015 [cached]
James Myers Chief Executive Officer Petco Holdings, Inc.
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James M. Myers(5)(6)
Mr. Myers has been a director of the Company since December 2010. Mr. Myers has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., a holding company for PETCO Animal Supplies Stores, a large specialty pet supplies retailer in the United States, since 2004. Prior to his appointment to President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Myers served as Chief Financial Officer for PETCO from 1998 to 2004. He began his career at PETCO as Vice President and Controller in 1990. Previously, Mr. Myers was a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG LLP. Mr. Myers serves on the boards of John Carroll University and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. Mr. Myers served on the board of Provide Commerce, an e-commerce retailer and public company, from 2004-2006, when Provide Commerce was acquired. Mr. Myers served on the audit committee at Provide Commerce.
Qualifications: Mr. Myers’ qualifications to serve on our Board include more than 25 years of financial and retail operations experience, including 10 years as a CPA and public company auditor with KPMG LLP and 17 years with PETCO, a national specialty retail chain with more than 1,000 stores in 50 states. Mr. Myers brings to the Board his experience on a public company board and audit committee, as well as experience with marketing and consumer brands, human resources and compensation, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial reporting, financial oversight, and the financial and strategic issues facing public and private companies.
Goebel, Murphy, Myers, Tehle, and Wyatt, and Ms. Kleiner and Ms. Webb, are independent directors under the NASDAQ Marketplace Rules, as well as the additional Director Independence Guidelines adopted by the Board, and that these directors have no material relationships with the Company.
Provide Commerce Board of Directors at, 24 Mar 2006 [cached]
James M. Myers joined our board of directors in November 2003 and currently services as the chairman of our audit and corporate governance committee.Mr. Myers is currently the chief executive officer of PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc., a publicly traded company which he joined in May 1990.Mr. Myers became chief executive officer of PETCO in March 2004.From 1998 to 2004, Mr. Myers served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of PETCO.From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Myers served as senior vice president, finance and before that as vice president, finance and as vice president and controller of PETCO.From 1980 to 1990, Mr. Myers held various positions at the accounting firm of KPMG LLP, including senior audit manager.Mr. Myers also presently serves on the board of directors of PETCO.Mr. Myers earned a CPA and received an accounting degree from John Carroll University.
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