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Balmuth Michael

Balmuth Michael

Ross Stores CEO

Balmuth Michael is the current Ross Stores CEO and Vice Chairman, leading one of the most prominent apparel stores in the world. He started at Karen Austin Petites as EVP and a General Merchandising Manager in 1986.

Two years later, Balmuth Michael moved on to become a Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager with Bon March. Finally, a year later, Balmuth Michael joined Ross Stores as their Senior Vice President of Merchandising. Years would pass as he worked hard to attain the status of EVP of Merchandising and then Vice Chairman and CEO. Balmuth Michael became President soon afterwards in 2005.