A Savvy Captain For Old Navy

Jenny Ming's drive and vision are paying off big for parent Gap Inc.

It's just two weeks before the Old Navy chain will open its biggest and most elaborate store yet, and Jenny J. Ming, president of the retail chain since April, is in a tizzy. As she flits about the giant San Francisco store among half-dressed mannequins and boxes of merchandise, no detail escapes her eye. Ming quickly orders the boys' and girls' displays moved closer together, then instructs her staff to position a rack of fleece hats more prominently.

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