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(Bloomberg) — Target Corp. Chief Executive Officer Gregg Steinhafel, dogged by questions over whether the company responded quickly enough to a data breach last year, will step down as chairman, president and CEO.

John Mulligan, Target’s chief financial officer, will serve as interim CEO while the company seeks a permanent replacement, according to a statement today. Board member Roxanne Austin will be interim chairwoman.

Steinhafel had been working to regain customers’ loyalty after hackers stole card data and personal information from tens of millions of shoppers during the holiday season. Beth Jacob, who had served as Target’s top technology officer during the breach, stepped down in March.

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