TITLE

Wanted: Rare CEO talent for Sears

AUTHOR(S)
Baeb, Eddie
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Advertising Age;4/24/2000, Vol. 71 Issue 18, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Sears, Roebuck & Co. is looking for an executive to succeed Arthur Martinez as chief executive officer. Sears is looking for an executive who can revive a middle-market department store in an era dominated by discounters and specialty retailers. Potential candidates for the CEO position are Terry Lundgren, president and chief merchandising officer of Federated Department Stores, Kenneth Woodrow, vice chairman of Target Corp., and Roger Goddu, CEO of Montgomery Ward and Co.
ACCESSION #
3022802

 

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