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Robert Gill

Robert Gill, vice chairman and chief operating officer of J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Robert Gill
Robert Gill

Bob Gill joined the J.C. Penney Company in 1953 as a buyer trainee after earning a B.S. degree from Lehigh University. He moved steadily to increasingly responsible positions in merchandising and management. Prior to being elected vice chairman in 1982, he was senior vice president and director of corporate personnel and corporate training. Gill is active in community and professional affairs and is involved with a number of organizations in a variety of capacities.

 

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