Honoree Hal Lawton accepts award on stage during the 2019 Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards Gala on January 10, 2019 in New York City.
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Macy’s said Thursday that the president of the department store chain, Hal Lawton, is resigning, effective Friday.
Lawton will be leaving to join Tractor Supply as its CEO, succeeding Greg Sandfort, effective Jan. 13. He will also join Tractor Supply’s board.
Before joining Macy’s in 2017, Lawton, 45, was a senior vice president of North America for eBay.
“Hal has made significant contributions to the business over the past two years, including improving the Macy’s operational cadence,” CEO Jeff Gennette said in a statement. “Hal also…