Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Scott Kennedy

President, Retail & Financial Services
Target
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Scott Kennedy is President, Financial and Retail Services for Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT).  Target, a Minneapolis-based discount retailer with more than $70 billion in annual revenues, serves guests at approximately 1,800 retail stores in 49 states nationwide, online at Target.com, and by offering credit to qualified guests through branded proprietary credit cards.  

Kennedy is responsible for the operational and financial management of guest payment transactions, which includes Target’s $5 billion credit card portfolio, gift cards, acceptance and processing of third party credit and debit cards, and check transactions.  In addition, Scott is responsible for enterprise services that support Target’s retail services including all of Target’s contact centers, including travel services.  

Kennedy joined Target in 2005 and has held the positions of:

Vice President, Assurance; Vice President, Controller; Vice President Finance - Target Financial Services; andVice President, Pay & Benefits.  

Prior to joining Target, Kennedy was a partner at KPMG LLP, a global accounting and consulting firm providing various auditing, accounting and consulting services to multinational clients in the U.S. and abroad during his 16 year career with the firm.  

Kennedy, born and raised in Australia, graduated from the University of Canberra with an accounting degree. He resides in Minnesota with his wife and three children.