HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) (the "Company") announced that Ronald D. Boire, executive vice president, chief merchandising officer and president, Sears Full Line Stores and Kmart Format, will be leaving the Company effective October 15, 2014. Mr. Boire has been appointed to the role of acting president and chief executive officer for Sears Canada (TSX: SCC), effective today.
"I have enjoyed working with Ron and appreciate the contributions he has made to support our transformation," said Edward S. Lampert, Sears Holdings Chairman and CEO. "Ron's experience at Sears Holdings and leadership roles at other retail companies will allow him to hit the ground running at Sears Canada."
At Sears Holdings, Mr. Boire led merchandising and retail stores for both the Sears and Kmart brands, working with company leadership to improve the experience for customers and Shop Your Way® members.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences to serve our members – wherever, whenever and however they want to shop. Sears Holdings is home to Shop Your Way®, a social shopping platform offering members rewards for shopping at Sears and Kmart as well as with other retail partners across categories important to them. The company operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation, with more than 2,350 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.searsholdings.com.
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