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Rosamaria Sostilio


Vice President Loss Prevention
Rosamaria Sostilio is the Senior Vice President of Asset Protection for Hudson’s Bay Company. In her role as SVP, Rosamaria is responsible for the strategic plan and development for the Asset Protection division. Rosamaria develops and directs strategies for the division’s functional areas including inventory and shortage control, corporate investigations, data security, physical security, systems and technology and is accountable for mitigating all business integrity related risks for each banner of HBC including Hudson’s Bay, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord and Taylor, Home Outfitters, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th..
Prior to being appointed to her current position with Hudson's Bay Company in November 2013, Rosamaria spent 25 years at Saks Fifth Avenue where she held positions of increasing responsibility. Throughout her career, Rosamaria has been recognized as an industry expert for her strong leadership skills, innovative practices in talent development and retention, as well as being an accomplished security and loss prevention practitioner.
In June 2013, Rosamaria was named Chair of the NRF Loss Prevention Advisory Council. Her involvement with the NRF organization includes not only her leadership role on the LP Council, but the NRF’s Women in LP group, Dream BIG Scholarship Program and Executive Mentor Experience, where she gets to share her passion for mentoring by coaching aspiring executives on the power of persuasion and leadership. Rosamaria also serves as a member on the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee for the Better Business Bureau of New York.
Rosamaria is a graduate of Boston University where she majored in psychology and behavioral studies.

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Tuesday Jun 27
3:00 - 3:45 PM
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