Jacksonville, Fla. – Stein Mart has named Jay Stein, its interim CEO since September 2011, as permanent CEO. Stein has been chairman of Stein Mart’s board of directors since 1989 and will remain in that position. He also served as CEO from 1990 to 2001.
"It has been my pleasure to return and lead Stein Mart after nearly two years as interim CEO,” Stein said. “Working side-by-side with our wonderful leadership team, we are now enjoying these great results. This is an important time in our company's history, and I am very happy to be part of this great organization."