Company Extends Condolences to Family of H Ronald Weissman
TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Sears Canada Inc. (TSX: SCC) is deeply
saddened by the sudden passing of H Ronald Weissman, who has served as
a member of the Company's Board of Directors since November, 2013 and
was a member of the Audit Committee. The Company extends its heartfelt
sympathies to his family.
Filling the position on the Board is Mr. Klaudio Leshnjani. Mr.
Leshnjani is currently Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating
Officer of the Company. Prior to this role, Mr. Leshnjani held several
executive positions with the Company, including Executive
Vice-President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel,
Executive Vice-President, Financial and Home Services, Human Resources,
General Counsel and Corporate Communications and Senior Vice-President
and General Counsel.
"On behalf of the Board of Directors, I offer Ron's family our deepest
sympathy and want to let them know how appreciative we are for his
contribution to Sears Canada," said William C. Crowley, Chairman of the
Board, Sears Canada Inc. "He achieved many significant accomplishments
during his life and will be greatly missed by his colleagues on the
Mr. Crowley continued, "I am pleased to welcome Klaudio to the Board.
He has made a significant contribution to Sears Canada as an executive
and we look forward to his contribution as a member of the Board of
About Sears Canada
Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network that includes
176 corporate stores, 229 Hometown stores, over 1,400 catalogue and
online merchandise pick-up locations, 96 Sears Travel offices and a
nationwide repair and service network. The Company also publishes
Canada's most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers
shopping online at www.sears.ca.
SOURCE: Sears Canada Inc.
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Sears Canada, Corporate Communications