Antonio Urcelay was appointed Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Toys “R” Us, Inc. in 2013 after leading the company as interim CEO since May of that year. In this role, he is responsible for providing overall strategic direction and driving key initiatives throughout the organization in more than 1,700 stores in 36 countries around the world, while positioning the company for future growth.
Toys "R" Us, Inc. is a toy and juvenile-products retailer founded in 1948 and headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey. The company operates more than 872 Toys "R" Us and Babies "R" Us stores in the United States, more than 715 international stores and over 180 licensed stores in 35 countries and jurisdictions.
In addition, it exclusively operates the FAO Schwarz brand and its flagship location in New York City. It also operates a portfolio of e-commerce sites including Toysrus.com, Babiesrus.com, eToys.com, and FAO.com.