Sears Holdings Names Norman Miller To Lead Automotive Business Unit
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Norman Miller will join the company as senior vice president and president, Automotive. Mr. Miller most recently served as president and COO of Dollar Financial Corp. In his new role with Sears Holdings, Mr. Miller will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of the company's automotive business, including Sears Auto Centers.
"Norman is a proven executive whose operations, management and sales experience make him an ideal fit to lead the transformation of Sears Auto Centers," said Edward S. Lampert, Sears Holdings Chairman and CEO. "His deep expertise in driving the development and execution of growth and sales strategy for large, complex organizations makes him a strong addition to our team."
Prior to Dollar Financial, Mr. Miller held the position of group president, Sports and Entertainment unit at Aramark, where he worked for a decade. He was named to the role after serving as the president of the company's Correctional Services unit from 2002 to 2003. Mr. Miller's career also includes nine years with Nestle, Kraft General Foods and PepsiCo, serving in management positions in sales, marketing and operations.
Mr. Miller received a Bachelor's of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Upon graduating he served as a captain in the U.S. Army for five years.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer with almost 2,500 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada and the home of Shop Your Way, a social shopping experience where members have the ability to earn points and receive benefits across a wide variety of physical and digital formats through ShopYourWay.com. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer as well as a leader in tools, lawn and garden, fitness equipment and automotive repair and maintenance. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, with a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands' End, the Kardashian Kollection, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as Sofia by Sofia Vergara and The Country Living Home Collection. We are the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 14 million service and installation calls made annually, and have a long-established commitment to those who serve in the military through initiatives like the Heroes at Home program. We have been named the 2011 Mobile Retailer of the Year, Recipient of the 2013 ENERGY STAR® "Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award" for Product Retailing and Energy Management and one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads. Sears Holdings Corporation operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. For more information, visit Sears Holdings' website at www.searsholdings.com. Twitter: @searsholdings || Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SHCCareers.
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