Attention, Kmart Watchers: The Ceo Stays

I am writing to set the record straight regarding executive activities under way at Kmart ("Is a new CEO on Kmart's shopping list?," In Business This Week, Oct. 3). It is true Kmart is actively searching for top executives and, as recently announced, has hired Marvin P. Rich as executive vice-president, finance and administration; Ronald J. Floto as president, Super Kmart Centers; and Kenneth W. Watson as executive vice-president, marketing and product development. These talents add considerably to the strength of Kmart's management team. It is not true that Kmart is searching for a new CEO to replace Kmart Chairman Joseph E. Antonini.

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