Rick Gomez

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer*

Rick Gomez is executive vice president and chief commercial officer for Target and a member of the company’s leadership team. He has oversight of Target’s multicategory merchandise assortment, including home, apparel and accessories, essentials and beauty, hardlines, and food and beverage. He also leads owned brand sourcing and design, and merchandising planning and capabilities.

Since joining Target in 2013, Rick has held a number of leadership roles across the enterprise. He was promoted to the executive leadership team in 2017 when he was named chief marketing officer, and in the ensuing years his role was expanded to include leadership of Target’s e-commerce and strategy teams as well. As chief marketing, digital and strategy officer, Rick played a critical role in Target’s 2017 strategy reset and the launch of Target Circle in 2019.

In 2021, Rick was named chief food and beverage officer, a role in which he helped successfully reposition Target as a leading destination for food, with industry-leading growth across popular owned brands, including Good & Gather and Favorite Day.

Prior to joining Target, Rick served as vice president of brand marketing at MillerCoors. He also held multiple leadership roles at PepsiCo, including chief marketing officer of the non-carbonated beverage portfolio. He began his career in brand management at the Quaker Oats Co.

Rick received a B.A. from Dartmouth College. He currently serves on the Executive Council of MBOLD, a Minnesota-based organization that accelerates practical solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing food and agriculture. Rick also serves on the boards of the National Museum of the American Latino at the Smithsonian and The Wendy’s Corp.