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People moves: Babies ‘R’ Us names new SVP

Toys 'R' US has appointed Maureen Watson as SVP and chief merchandising officer of its Babies 'R' Us division.
June 26, 2008

Toys ‘R’ US has appointed Maureen Watson as SVP and chief merchandising officer of its Babies ‘R’ Us division.

A near 20-year retailing vet, Watson most recently served as EVP for the commerce division at Discovery Communications.

In her new role, Watson will be responsible for all aspects of juvenile and apparel merchandising and vendor relations across both the Babies ‘R’ Us and Toys ‘R’ Us brands.

She will report to Deborah Derby, president of Babies ‘R’ Us.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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