Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Jonathan Ramsden was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Big Lots in August 2019. Prior to joining Big Lots, Jonathan had over twenty years’ experience in senior executive roles with U.S. public companies in the retail and marketing services industries. His most recent role was as Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch, where he led the development of a new strategic plan and was instrumental in the rapid and highly-profitable growth of the company’s e-commerce and international businesses. Prior to joining A&F as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2008, Jonathan spent ten years as Chief Financial Officer of TBWA Worldwide, a global marketing services group.
Jonathan has extensive experience in financial management, strategy, and operations. Since 2018, he has served as an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, where he teaches corporate finance in the MBA program. Originally from Nottingham in England, Jonathan is a UK Chartered Accountant and holds an MA in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford. He serves on the boards of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation and Community Refugee and Immigration Services.