May 22, 2012
/CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX: SCC) announced today the appointment of
to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Ross is a partner at a prominent law firm in
and is a member of the Law Society of
New York State
Bar Association, and the Canadian, American and International Bar Associations.
also announced today the resignation from the Board of
, Senior Vice President and President - Retail Services of Sears Holdings Corporation.
"The Board of Directors of Sears Canada is pleased to have attracted Mr. Ross to our Board," said
William C. Crowley
, Chairman of the Board, Sears Canada Inc. "Mr. Ross brings extensive experience in both domestic and cross-border commercial matters as well as in corporate governance, and the Board welcomes such an esteemed lawyer, educator and author."
"The Board would like to express its gratitude to
, who served diligently on our Board since 2007," added Mr. Crowley. "We thank Ms. Merriwether for her loyalty, hard work and business sense that she brought to Sears Canada. Ms. Merriwether's several years of experience in the retail industry and deep understanding of the workings of the retail business has been greatly appreciated by the Board."
is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 196 corporate stores, 278 hometown dealer stores, 29 home service showrooms, 1,500 catalogue and online merchandise pick-up locations, 105 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes
most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at
SOURCE Sears Canada Inc.