Toys “R” Us Inc. appointed Melanie Teed-Murch as president of Toys “R” Us Canada effective Sept. 1. In addition to overseeing the operations and business activities for the company’s Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us stores and e-commerce channel and Canada, Teed-Murch will be responsible for continued growth, profitability, and success of the company. She will report directly to Chairman and CEO Dave Brandon.
Since first joining the organization in 1996 as a store manager for Toys “R” Us in Kitchener, Ontario, Melanie has held a variety of senior leadership, merchandising, and operational roles with increasing responsibility, including her most recent position as Canada’s chief merchant.
Teed-Murch replaces Kevin Macnab, who was promoted to executive vice president, special assistant/office of the chairman at Toys “R” Us Inc. last year.