MINNEAPOLIS — Target has hired Peter Glusker as SVP new business integration and operations, effective May 19. In this role, Glusker will lead the integration of new acquisitions into Target.
“Over the past year, Target has acquired companies, including Chef’s Catalog, Cooking.com and DermStore, which complement and extend our assortment and content for guests,” stated Casey Carl, president of multichannel for Target. “We’re excited to welcome Peter to Target, where he will focus on unlocking the full value of these and future strategic acquisitions.”
Glusker joins Target from Gilt Groupe, where he served as vice chairman and CEO of Gilt Groupe Japan. Previous roles at Gilt Groupe included head of business development and international operations. Prior to that, Glusker held digital media leadership roles with CBS and Viacom.
“I was drawn to this opportunity because I see a new level of energy coming from Target — from a renewed commitment to speed and innovation to the desire to try things that have never been done before,” Glusker said. “I’m looking forward to joining this incredible company at such an exciting time in retail.”