Sears promotes Meads to top Lands' End post
January 16, 2004,
CHICAGO — Sears has promoted Lands' End executive vice president of merchandising and design Mindy Meads to president and CEO of Lands' End, effective Feb. 1. She replaces Dave Dyer, who left the company last year.
Meads, an 11-year veteran of Lands' End, will continue to serve as executive vice president of Sears, reporting to Alan Lacy, chairman and CEO.
"Mindy is an outstanding retailing executive who has built a solid platform from which we can take Sears and Lands' End apparel merchandising to new levels," said Lacy. "Her proven leadership and vision will guide Lands' End to continued success, leveraging the strengths of both direct and retail distribution."