Sumit Singh, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director

Mr. Singh is the Chief Executive Officer of Chewy (NYSE: CHWY), a role he has held since 2018, and serves on the company’s Board of Directors. In 2019, he led the company through its initial public offering, raising over $1 billion in the process. Mr. Singh has subsequently been named to notable lists that include the NRF Foundation’s “List of People Shaping Retail’s Future 2022,” Youngest CEOs of the Fortune 500 in 2022, “GOLD HOUSE A100 2021” honoring the most impactful Asians, Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in culture, the 2020 “Bloomberg 50,” and Comparably’s “Best CEOs 2020.” A Fortune 500 company, Chewy has grown to reach $10 billion in 2022, tripling in size over a four-year period.

In 2022, Mr. Singh joined the Board of Directors of Booking Holdings, the world’s leading provider of online travel and related services. Prior to joining Chewy, Mr. Singh held senior leadership positions at Amazon, where from 2015 to 2017, he served as Worldwide Director of Amazon Inc.’s Consumables businesses (fresh and pantry) and, from 2013 to 2015, as General Manager for Amazon, Inc.’s North American merchant fulfillment and third-party businesses. Prior to Amazon, Inc., Mr. Singh served in senior management positions at Dell Technologies Inc. He has more than 20 years of global leadership experience that spans e-commerce, technology, retail and logistics. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from Punjab Technical University and a Master’s in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, where, in 2019, he was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for outstanding achievement. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

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Mario Marte, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Mario Marte is the Chief Financial Officer of Chewy, Inc. He has been with the company since April 2015, when he joined as Vice President of Finance & Treasury.

In his position as CFO, Mario is responsible for leading Chewy’s financial activities, including strategic planning, operations, accounting, reporting, investments, and overseeing all financial functions. Most notably, Mario co-led Chewy’s initial public offering (IPO) in 2019.

With more than 20 years of experience in Finance, Mario has previously held leadership roles at a range of global companies, including Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis at Hilton Worldwide and in various roles at American Airlines and Accenture LLC. Mario’s expertise lies in financial planning and analysis, treasury, corporate strategy, risk management, and commercial finance. Mario has served on the board of directors of Best Buy Co., Inc. since January 2021.

Mario holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of South Florida, and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Mario loves dogs (and cats!), enjoys long-distance running, travel, and cooking.


Susan Helfrick, General Counsel

Susan is the General Counsel of Chewy, Inc., joining the company in December 2014 as its General Counsel.

In her position as CLO, Susan oversees all aspects of Chewy’s legal functions and activities, directs legal affairs and provides strategic advisement and guidance to senior management.

Susan has more than 20 years of experience, having previously served as the General Counsel Americas and Executive Vice President of GfK, Assistant General Counsel and Vice President of Goldman Sachs and Managing Director and Associate General Counsel of HSBC Securities. Earlier in her career, Susan served as Director at UBS, Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and as a staff attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Susan holds an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center, an M.B.A. from Cornell Jonson Graduate School of Management, a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University, and a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Because of Chewy’s pet friendly office, Susan often brings in her beloved pets Odi, a Vizsla who is a now-healthy dog cancer survivor and Jax, a Labrador/Shepard mix rescue from Puerto Rico, neither of whom is ever far from her side.


Satish Mehta, Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Satish Mehta is the Chief Technology Officer at Chewy, Inc., joining the company in June 2018.

In this role, Satish is responsible for overseeing all infrastructure technologies across the company, leading the technology teams that support Chewy’s rapidly growing ecommerce platforms and developing innovative solutions that enhance the online experience for Chewy customers.

As a seasoned technology executive with nearly 20 years of experience in building best-in-class big data engineering and data sciences platforms, Satish has previously held a range of leadership positions including Vice President of Data & Analytics Solutions at United Healthcare Group, Vice President of Omni-Channel, Sales & Marketing Data at Staples, Inc. and various roles within the Data Platforms and Operations division at Yahoo!. Satish has served on the board of directors of Express, Inc. since December 2022.

Satish holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and math from Jawaharlal Nehru University, and a M.B.A. from California Miramar University. Satish recently completed the Chief Technology Officer executive program at the University of Pennsylvania. Satish is an artist at heart who enjoys painting and sketching.