Stein Mart re-elects 12 board members at shareholders'' meeting

Jennifer Negley, June 17, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla. - At the annual shareholders' meeting this week, mid-tier department store chain Stein Mart Inc.'s shareholders elected 12 members of the board of directors.


Re-elected for one-year terms each were: Jay Stein, chairman of the board, Stein Mart; David Stovall Jr., president and ceo, Stein Mart; Alvin "Pete" Carpenter, former vice chairman of CSX Corporation and lead director; Ralph Alexander, managing director of Riverstone and former ceo of Innovene; Irwin Cohen, senior advisor with the Peter J. Solomon Company and former global managing partner, retail and consumer products practice, Deloitte and Touche LLP; Susan Falk, former group president of Womenswear, Hartmarx Corporation; Linda McFarland Farthing, former president/ceo, Stein Mart; Mitchell Legler, Esq., general counsel to Stein Mart; Richard L. Sisisky, president of The Shircliff and Sisisky Company; Martin "Hap" Stein Jr., chairman and ceo of Regency Centers Corporation; and John "Jack" Williams Jr., vice chairman of the board and former ceo, Stein Mart.

Also re-elected was Bob Mettler, former chairman/ceo, Macy's West, who was appointed to the board in August 2009.

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