Mike Edward McNamara

Mike Edward McNamara
EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Target Corporation

Last Updated: 11/18/2017

Executive Summary

McNamara, a former executive with British retailer Tesco Plc., in February 2015 was appointed Chief Information Officer at Target Corporation, the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Wal-Mart Stores Inc. In September 2016, he also assumed additional responsibility as the Min

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • McNamara is married and has children.
  • McNamara made the TechRepublic CIO 50 list in 2012.

Current Focus

  • Company Snapshot: Target Corporation is the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, behind Walmart. Minneapolis-

Key Challenges

  • Security Breach Settlement: In May 2017, Target agreed to pay $18.5 million to resolve an investigation by state prosecutors into its massive 2013 hack, WSJ reported. The money will g

Biographical Highlights

  • Born circa 1963.
  • McNamara earned a Bachelor of Electronics degree in Civil Engineering from University College Dublin in 1985.

Other Boards and Organizations

  • Member, Strategic Advisory Board to the Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI) at the University of Manchester
  • Chairman, GS1 Global, a not-for-profit association dedicated to the development and implementation of global standa

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