Hudson's Bay Company Announces Appointment of Eileen DiLeo to Executive Vice
President, Stores, Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor
TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hudson's Bay Company ("HBC")
(www.hbc.com) (TSX:HBC) announced today that Debbie Edwards, Executive Vice
President, Stores, Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor, will retire May 1, 2013 and
will be replaced by Eileen DiLeo, reporting directly to Bonnie Brooks,
With 30 years' retail experience, Ms. DiLeo began her career at Bloomingdales
and went on to join May Department Stores where she progressed from sales
roles to store management and into senior operations roles at Lord & Taylor.
Since 2012, she has held the position of Senior Vice President, Store
Operations, Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor, where she has been integral over
the last year in introducing best practices and creating synergy across the
HBC extends a sincere thank you to Ms. Edwards for a remarkable 39 years of
dedication and success with the company, and wishes her the very best in her
About Hudson's Bay Company
Hudson's Bay Company, founded in 1670, is North America's longest continually
operated company and is a leading retailer offering a wide selection of
branded merchandise in Canada and the United States through its three banners.
In the United States, HBC operates Lord & Taylor, a fashion department store
with 48 full-line store locations throughout the northeastern United States
and in two major cities in the Midwest. In Canada, HBC operates Hudson's Bay,
Canada's largest national branded department store with 90 locations. HBC also
operates Home Outfitters, a kitchen, bed and bath superstore with 69
locations. With approximately 29,000 associates in Canada and the U.S.,
Hudson's Bay Company banners provide stylish, quality merchandise at great
value and with a dedicated focus on exceeding customers' expectations.
CONTACT: INVESTOR RELATIONS:
Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Hudson's Bay Company
Senior Manager, External Communications
Hudson's Bay Company
Phone: (905) 595-7184
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