Over the last 25 years, Myron E. “Mike” Ullman III has led five major enterprises on three continents, including Wharf Holdings based in Hong Kong; LVMH Moet Hennessey Louis Vuitton based in Paris; and in the U.S.: R.H. Macy & Co., Inc.; DFS Group Limited (Duty Free Shops); and J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Ullman served as CEO of J.C. Penney until 2011, and returned to this position in 2013.
Mr. Ullman serves on the boards of Starbucks Coffee Company and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and is chairman of the board of Mercy Ships International, a global medical and human services charity. He is also on the board of FIRST, a charity that sponsors robotics competitions designed to motivate youth to pursue education and careers in science and technology.
Mr. Ullman studied at the University of Cincinnati and participated in a prestigious White House Fellowship in 1982. He and his wife, Cathy, have two daughters and four sons. The Ullmans reside in Dallas, Texas.