Sears Names New Board Member
Hoffman Estates, Ill. Former Dell Inc. CEO Kevin Rollins has been elected to the board of directors at Sears Holdings Corp., the company said Wednesday.
Rollins stepped down at Dell in January 2007 and currently is a senior adviser to the private-investment firm TPG Capital LP, formerly Texas Pacific Group.
His election brings the number of Sears Holdings directors to eight.
Jones Apparel Appoints VP
New York City Jones Apparel Group, Inc. announced that Ted Kim has been appointed to the newly created position of VP design, Anne Klein New York, effective February 18.
In this role, Kim will oversee the design functions for Anne Klein New York Sportswear. He will report to Susie Rieland, chief merchandising officer, Bridge and Better Sportswear.
Old Navy President Steps Down
San Francisco Gap Inc. has parted ways with an executive who spent the past 16 months trying to engineer a turnaround at the company’s struggling Old Navy chain. Dawn Robertson stepped down as Old Navy’s president by “mutual decision,” the company said Tuesday.
Tom Wyatt, who runs Gap’s outlet division, will be Old Navy’s acting president until a permanent replacement is found.
Robertson was hired in October 2006 by Paul Pressler, who stepped down as Gap’s CEO just a few months later.