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Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at The TJX Companies, Inc

Annica is an Assistant Vice President of Human Resources at The TJX Companies, Inc. She works in the Marmaxx Division playing a dual role as an Executive Development and HR Business Partner.

As a division one collegiate athlete, an agile learner, a corporate leader, and a mother of two, Annica understand the benefits of having good health. Healthcare inequities further disadvantages those who are already fighting against a multitude of injustices. More has to be done.

Annica MacDonald’s career in Human Resources (HR) began while working for The Partnership, Inc., where she managed leadership development programs that helped Boston area organizations build racially and ethnically diverse leadership pipelines.Annica’s interest in inclusion and diversity was built upon her personal experiences as a child of an African American father and a Caucasian Swedish mother. Her multi-racial and multi-cultural upbringing enabled her to understand and value differences in others. She’s incorporated those life experiences into her leadership approach and is constantly challenging herself and others to understand diverse points of view.


Annica got her MBA in Organizational Leadership from Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School, where she was the President of the Business Minority Council and Member of Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society. From there, she built her HR expertise working for Eli Lilly and Company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, and The TJX Companies, Inc. She has held roles in Employee Relations, Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement, Learning and Development, HR Business Partnership, and Executive Development. In her leadership role, she is a champion for inclusion, diversity, health and wellness.