Hoffman Estates, Ill. Sears Holdings Corp. announced that Michael D. Collins joined the company as senior VP, finance. Collins will succeed J. Miles Reidy as Sears Holdings' CFO prior to the end of the 2008 fiscal year. Reidy, who intends to step down later in the year as the company's CFO in order to attend to a family issue, will work with Collins to facilitate an orderly transition.
Collins most recently was the senior VP, planning and analysis, at General Electric Corp.'s NBC Universal Division.