Andrew Laudato

Andrew Laudato
Andrew Laudato
The Vitamin Shoppe
Andrew Laudato currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of The Vitamin Shoppe. In this role, he leads operations across e-commerce, information technology, enterprise project management, supply chain, planning and allocation, strategic sourcing and scientific and regulatory affairs.

Mr. Laudato joined The Vitamin Shoppe in January 2019 as EVP, Chief Technology and Supply Chain Officer, and since that time has helped launched a new technology-driven retail format, introduced personalization initiatives, and driven process, speed, and efficiency gains across the supply chain. He was promoted to the COO role in January 2020.

Mr. Laudato was previously Chief Information Officer at Brookdale Senior Living. Prior to Brookdale, he spent 15 years as CIO at Pier 1 Imports, where he directed technology transformation across all areas of the business. Like many retail veterans, he started his career at L Brands.

Mr. Laudato is a past Chair of the National Retail Federation’s CIO Council and in 2016 he was recognized by the NRF for his outstanding contributions to the retail industry.

Speaking in:

January 15
10:15 am10:45 am
Expo, Level 3, Expo Stage 3
Retailers and manufacturers know that incorporating data into their decision-making is no longer optional, but essential. With so many different data sources and technologies to consider, it can be overwhelming to identify the most practical, yet impactful ways, to lean on data insights to inform both strategic planning and day-to-day decisions. This session will inspire with real-world examples… Read more
January 14
12:45 pm1:15 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
Well managed supply chains can drive significant cost-savings, generating additional value for the business. Across the supply chain, common themes have emerged, from the explosion of e-commerce to the need for real-time visibility, and ultimately a synchronized and resilient supply chain. Achieving that synchronization with its customer base and resiliency, however, can be a challenge, requiring… Read more