Sumit Singh is the CEO of Chewy, Inc. (NYSE: CHWY), and serves on Chewy’s Board of Directors. He led the company through its IPO in 2019, raising over $1 billion in the process. Sumit was subsequently named to the 2020 “Bloomberg 50,” Bloomberg Businessweek’s annual list of innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders who have changed the global business landscape over the past year, and to Comparably’s “Best CEOs 2020.” Prior to joining Chewy, Sumit held senior leadership roles at Amazon and Dell for a combined experience of nearly 20 years of global leadership that spans e-commerce, technology, retail and logistics. He holds a Masters in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and in 2019 was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for outstanding achievement. He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
Under Sumit’s leadership, Chewy is positioned to become the most trusted and convenient destination for pet parents (and partners) everywhere. The company continues to deliver transformative growth, and a clear and steady path to sustainable profitability, made possible by a culture of innovation and a relentless focus on customer experience.
In 2020, the company launched multiple cutting-edge customer facing innovations, including the launch of a free telehealth service called “Connect with a Vet;” its first fully automated, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Pennsylvania, becoming the first company in the pet segment to launch this level of automation; and launching dedicated service initiatives towards the Shelters & Rescue community, donating upwards of $30 million in FY2020 towards improving pets’ lives.
Chewy’s recent accolades include designation as a “Top 10 Employer Brand” in Boston in both 2019 and 2020, Newsweek’s recognition for “America’s Best Customer Service” for the past three consecutive years (2019-2021), Ad Age’s distinction as one of “America’s 20 Hottest Brands 2020,” and Comparably’s 2020 top rankings for Best Company Culture and Best Companies for Women.
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