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Sears Holdings Corporation Announces Board Change
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sears Holdings
Corporation (Nasdaq: SHLD) today announced that Donald J. Carty has
informed the company that he has decided not to stand for re-election to
the board of directors at the company's scheduled annual meeting in May.
Mr. Carty, who was named Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Dell
Inc. in January 2007, plans to devote more time to Dell matters.
Mr. Carty joined the board of Sears Holdings at the time of the merger
of Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Holding Corporation. Edward S. Lampert,
Chairman of Sears Holdings, said, "I want to thank Don for his service on
the board and for his leadership, guidance and counsel. I especially
appreciate the commercial judgment that Don contributed to our company."
Mr. Carty will continue to serve as a director of Sears Holdings until
the company's 2007 annual meeting.
About Sears Holdings Corporation
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's third largest broadline
retailer with over $50 billion in annual revenues and approximately 3,800
full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada.
Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer as well as a leader
in tools, lawn and garden, home electronics and automotive repair and
maintenance. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard,
and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands'
End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington
brands. It also has Martha Stewart Everyday products, which are offered
exclusively in the U.S. by Kmart and in Canada by Sears Canada. The Company
is the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 13
million service calls made annually. For more information, visit Sears
Holdings' website at http://www.searsholdings.com .
SOURCE Sears Holdings Corporation
Web site: http://www.searsholdings.com
CONTACT: Sears Holdings Public Relations, +1-847-286-8371