Myron E. Ullman

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Myron E. Ullman
Born (1946-11-26) November 26, 1946 (age 74)
OccupationChairman, Starbucks
Spouse(s)Cathy Emmons Ullman

Myron Edward "Mike" Ullman III (born November 26, 1946)[1] is the former chairman and CEO of J. C. Penney.[2][3] Ullman served as Penney's CEO twice: first from December 2004 through October 2011, when he was succeeded by Ron Johnson, and then again after Johnson's departure, from April 2013 through July 2015 when Ullman stepped down.[4][5]

On June 26, 2018, Ullman succeeded Howard Schultz as Chairman of Starbucks Corporation.[6]

He has six siblings and his parents were residents of Canfield, Ohio.[7] He is married to Cathy Emmons Ullman and has six children with her.[8]


  1. ^ "Bio Box: Penney CEO Mike Ullman". The Associated Press. November 19, 2009. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Vicki M. Young (21 November 2013). "J.C. Penney's Ullman Touts Progress". WWD. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Myron Ullman profile". Forbes. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  4. ^ Halkias, Maria (31 July 2015). "Ullman Steps Down, Again, As Penney CEO". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  5. ^ Lublin, Joann; Mattioli, Dana (8 April 2013). "Penney CEO Out, Old Boss Back In". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Howard Schultz, architect of modern Starbucks, to step down as executive chair and from the board". Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  7. ^ "Obituary : Myron E. Ullman, 83". Archived from the original on 2017-07-04. Retrieved 2013-09-06.
  8. ^ "Mr. Myron E. Ullman - Gordon College". Retrieved 2013-09-06.