Anne Dament Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer Anne Dament is the EVP and Chief Merchandising Officer for Mattress Firm. She leads the merchandising strategy for all products across all channels of distribution—building a data-driven, customer-oriented product assortment that supports the company’s strategic goals. As a creative business executive who combines retail business unit leadership with organizational development, Dament has a history of enabling innovative change through major strategic shifts. She intuitively sees the threads of opportunity throughout an organization, bringing them together into a coherent strategy, helping others expand their thinking, and driving material business advantage. Before joining Mattress Firm, Dament was a member of the executive leadership team at United Natural Foods, Inc., the nation’s largest public grocery wholesaler. While overseeing the multibillion-dollar retail and brands organization, she led the divestiture of underperforming stores, spearheaded the turnaround of several retail banners and was instrumental in the development of an exclusive brands division. Dament has also held executive roles at SuperValu, Target, Safeway and PetSmart. Dament has a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.