Jim Gold was President & Chief Merchandising Officer for The Neiman Marcus Group, LLC.
The Neiman Marcus Group is the premier retailer of luxury and fashion merchandise in the United States. For over a century, the company has been known for its commitment to merchandising excellence and customer service.0
In his role as President & Chief Merchandising Officer, Mr. Gold oversaw strategy, merchandising, management, operations, and creative services, and led our new integrated merchant and planning team for NM Stores, Bergdorf Goodman, and E-Commerce. There are 43 Neiman Marcus stores, located in the most affluent markets in the United States, and one Bergdorf Goodman in New York City.
Mr. Gold joined Neiman Marcus Stores in 1991. In 1997, after advancing through a series of buying and store positions, he was promoted to Vice President, Neiman Marcus Last Call Division. Subsequently, in 2000, he was named Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager, Women’s Designer Sportswear. In 2002, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager, Men’s, Cosmetics and Fragrances. He was appointed President and CEO of Bergdorf Goodman in 2004, a position he held until October 2010.
In October 2010, Mr. Gold was appointed President & Chief Merchandising Officer for the Neiman Marcus Group. In addition to his professional achievements, Mr. Gold maintains a strong commitment to community service, and currently serves on the boards of World of Children, the Dallas Museum of Art, and Joor. Mr. Gold was educated at Tulane University, where he earned a B.A. degree in English Literature, and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He resides in Dallas and is married with two children.