Company Extends Condolences to Family of H Ronald Weissman
TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX: SCC) is deeply saddened
by the sudden passing of H Ronald Weissman, who has served as a member of the
Company's Board of Directors since November, 2013 and was a member of the
Audit Committee. The Company extends its heartfelt sympathies to his family.
Filling the position on the Board is Mr. Klaudio Leshnjani. Mr. Leshnjani is
currently Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company.
Prior to this role, Mr. Leshnjani held several executive positions with the
Company, including Executive Vice-President, Chief Administrative Officer and
General Counsel, Executive Vice-President, Financial and Home Services, Human
Resources, General Counsel and Corporate Communications and Senior
Vice-President and General Counsel.
"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I offer Ron's family our deepest
sympathy and want to let them know how appreciative we are for his
contribution to Sears Canada," said William C. Crowley, Chairman of the Board,
Sears Canada Inc. "He achieved many significant accomplishments during his
life and will be greatly missed by his colleagues on the Board."
Mr. Crowley continued, "I am pleased to welcome Klaudio to the Board. He has
made a significant contribution to Sears Canada as an executive and we look
forward to his contribution as a member of the Board of Directors."
About Sears Canada
Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes 176
corporate stores, 229 Hometown stores, over 1,400 catalogue and online
merchandise pick-up locations, 96 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide repair
and service network. The Company also publishes Canada's most extensive
general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca.
SOURCE Sears Canada Inc.
Contact for Media:Vincent Power Sears Canada, Corporate Communications
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