Sears names new execs
October 20, 2005,
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Sears Holdings Corporation has named the team of executives that will lead marketing, strategy, and Lands' End, reporting to Chairman of the Board Edward Lampert.
Corwin Yulinsky will join Sears Holdings as executive vice president, customer strategy and insight. Yulinsky joins Sears Holdings from McKinsey and Co., where he was a leader of the financial institutions practice and consulted with a variety of national financial institutions developing customer relationship and distribution strategies. Reporting to Yulinsky will be customer relationship management and financial services.
Also, David McCreight has been named president of Lands' End. McCreight has been acting as interim president of Lands' End since Aug. 4. He joined Lands' End in 2003 as chief merchant.
Luis Padilla, president and Sears' chief merchant, will be leaving the company, effective Oct. 31. Sears stated that it is evaluating leadership alternatives and a search for his replacement is underway. In the interim, the senior merchants leading Sears' home and apparel businesses will report to Lampert.
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