Sumit Singh is the CEO of Chewy, Inc. (NYSE: CHWY), a role he has held since March 2018, and serves on Chewy’s Board of Directors. He led the company through its IPO in 2019, raising over $1 billion in the process. Singh 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 other notable lists such as NRF Foundation’s “The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future 2022,” Comparably’s “Best CEOs 2020” and the “GOLD HOUSE A100 2021,” honoring the most impactful Asians, Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in culture.
Singh was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for outstanding achievement by the University of Texas (UT) at Austin (2019) and is an Advisory Board Member of the UT Austin School of Engineering. In 2022, Singh joined the Board of Directors of Booking Holdings, the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services.
Under Singh’s leadership and tenure, Chewy is delivering transformative growth, a clear and steady path to sustainable profitability, and has earned global recognition and honors as a leading innovative brand. The company has grown to reach $8.9 billion in 2021, nearly tripling in size over a three-year period. In 2021, Chewy made its official debut on the Fortune 500 in addition to being named one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators and ranked #6 on the Axios-Harris Poll 100 for Best Corporate Reputation. Chewy was the top overall brand on the Forrester US Customer Experience Index 2022, a ranking that the company has held for two consecutive years.
Chewy also continues to earn recognition for its top business reputation among consumers, workplace culture, executive leadership, creative marketing, and teams at a local level. Recent accolades include designation as a “2022 Best Place to Work” in Boston and Seattle by Built In, Newsweek’s recognition for “America’s Best Customer Service” for the past four consecutive years (2019-2022), Forbes Halo 100 distinction as one of the “Most Loved Brands in 2021,” and Comparably’s 2022 top rankings for Best Company Outlook and Best Teams.
Prior to joining Chewy, Singh held senior leadership roles at Amazon and Dell. He has over 20 years global leadership experience that spans e-commerce, technology, retail and logistics. He holds a Master’s in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. When not at Chewy, Singh enjoys spending time with his family and Shih Tzu named D.