Mary Dillion was named President and CEO of Foot Locker in August, 2022. Anything is possible with Mary as Executive Chair of top performing cosmetics retailer and “money-making machine,” Ulta Beauty. Managing over 45,000 employees, 92% of whom are women, inspired the formation of Mary’s nonprofit, the Ulta Beauty Charitable Foundation, which has donated more than $14 million to women and their families. Ulta serves as a one-stop-shop supplying shoppers with products from all categories of the beauty industry, making Ulta the number one destination for Gen Z clientele. Passionate about studying consumer behavior, she understands the importance of keeping her team prepared, nimble, and innovative. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, she was president, CEO, and director of U.S. Cellular; global chief marketing officer and executive VP for McDonald’s Corporation and held numerous titles at PepsiCo. Mary also serves on the board for Starbucks Corporation and KKR & Co. and has been named one of Fortune’s most powerful women. She holds a BS in Marketing and Asian Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Year appointed: 2013