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.
CEO of PETCO Animal Supply Stores, Inc.
CEO, Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc.
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.