Sears Canada promotes Campbell to EVP, COO
Michael J. Knell -- Furniture Today, November 28, 2012
TORONTO - Sears Canada has named Douglas Campbell to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief operating officer.
He will oversee retail operations, logistics, replenishment, information technology and international sourcing, while also leading retailer's efforts to improve efficiency.
Campbell joined Sears Canada in March 2011 and most recently was executive vice president in charge of home and hardlines, which includes the key Sears categories of major appliances and mattresses.
Before joining Sears, Campbell was a principal with Boston Consulting Group, an organization he joined in 2005 and with which he led corporate turnaround projects in sectors including retail, manufacturing, packaged foods, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
A U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Campbell also served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.
"We are pleased that Doug will take on this major leadership role at Sears Canada," company President and CEO Calvin McDonald said in a statement. "Doug has already demonstrated leadership and success in executing strategies that are key to the success of our transformation, specifically in our hero categories of major appliances and mattresses, and I look forward to being able to have Doug's skill, expertise and approach to business more broadly extended across the organization."
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