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Sears Canada appoints CFO

Staff writer |
Toronto, ON, Canada - May 22, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada - Sears Canada Inc., a retailer, announces that it has appointed E.J. Bird as executive vice-president and chief financial officer.

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Mr. Bird was appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer on March 12, 2013. Mr. Bird will also continue to serve as a Director of Sears Canada, a role he has held since 2006.

Mr. Bird attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Accounting. He earned his MBA at Stanford's Graduate School of Business in California where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. In between degrees Mr. Bird worked in the audit department of Price Waterhouse's Houston office.

Mr. Bird has worked extensively in the investment arena, is an independent director at Global Water Resources Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona and at Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. of Hoffman Estates, Illinois and has most recently led his own company business providing consulting services.


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