Sears promotes Robert Mettler to president of merchandising

November 1996
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;11/15/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 94, p9
Trade Publication
Announces the promotion of Robert L. Mettler to president of merchandising at Sears Roebuck & Co. Job responsibilities; Career in the company; Comments of Arthur C. Martinez, chairman and chief executive officer of Sears on Mettler's promotion; Other executive appointments at Sears.


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