Sears Canada Appoints Chief Operating Officer

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX: SCC) announced that 
Douglas C. Campbell has been appointed Executive Vice-President and Chief 
Operating Officer of the Company effective today. In his new role, Mr. 
Campbell will oversee retail operations, logistics, replenishment, information 
technology and international sourcing, and lead the Company's undertaking to 
improve efficiency across the enterprise. 
Mr. Campbell joined Sears Canada in March, 2011 and was most recently 
Executive Vice-President, Home and Hardlines, which includes the key Sears 
categories of Major Appliances and Mattresses. Prior to joining Sears, Mr. 
Campbell was a Principal with Boston Consulting Group, an organization he 
joined in 2005 and with which he led turnaround projects with major 
corporations in the sectors of retail, manufacturing, packaged foods, 
chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. 
Mr. Campbell was born in Redwood City, California, the son of a naval officer, 
and grew up near Washington, D.C. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy 
with a Bachelor of Science in Economics - with Honors in 1994. He was 
commissioned an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and pursued a career as a 
Naval Aviator, where his personal decorations include the Navy and Marine 
Corps Commendation Medal and two Air Medals awarded for service in combat 
operations. 
In 2005, Mr. Campbell earned a Masters of Business Administration with a 
concentration in Finance from the Wharton School, University of 
Pennsylvania. He and his wife, Margie, have four boys. 
"We are pleased that Doug will take on this major leadership role at Sears 
Canada," said Calvin McDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sears 
Canada. "Doug has already demonstrated leadership and success in executing 
strategies that are key to the success of our Transformation, specifically in 
our hero categories of Major Appliances and Mattresses, and I look forward to 
being able to have Doug's skill, expertise and approach to business more 
broadly extended across the organization." 
Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 195 
corporate stores, 269 hometown dealer stores, 8 home services showrooms, over 
1,500 catalogue and online merchandise pick-up locations, 102 Sears Travel 
offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. 
The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive general merchandise 
catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca. 
Contact for Media: Vincent Power Sears Canada, Corporate Communications 
416-941-4422 vpower@sears.ca 
SOURCE: Sears Canada Inc. 
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