Kmart names counsel
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, May 5, 2003
Kmart has hired Harold Lueken as senior vp and general counsel, effective May 12. In addition to overseeing the legal department, Lueken will also take charge of Kmart's human resources department from Michael Macik, executive vp of human resources, who is retiring.
Lueken was previously employed by Banc of America Securities as managing director and general counsel to investment banking. Prior to that, he served as principal and general counsel for real estate businesses at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. He will report to Kmart president and ceo Julian Day.
Macik will retire from Kmart after 32 years. He initially retired in November 2000 but rejoined the retailer in April 2002 to assist in the reorganization.