Chief Executive Officer
Jill Soltau is the Chief Executive Officer of JCPenney.
Prior to becoming CEO of JCPenney, Ms. Soltau served as President and CEO of JoAnn Stores, Inc. from 2015 to 2018. From 2013 to 2015, she served as President of Shopko Stores, with which she served in positions of increasing responsibility, including Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer from 2009 to 2013 and Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager, Apparel and Accessories from 2007 to 2009. Prior to that, she held positions of increasing responsibility with national and regional retailers including Sears Holdings, Kohl's Corporation and Carson Pirie Scott. Ms. Soltau also serves on the Board of Directors of Autozone, Inc.