Sears Canada Makes Appointment to Board of Directors

 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  vpower@sears.ca  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2014/23/c8542.html  CO: Sears Canada Inc. ST: Ontario NI: RET 2575 WNEWS  
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