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Terry Burman new chairman of Zale Corporation

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Dallas, Tx., USA - May 23, 2013, Dallas, Tx., USA - Zale Corporation, a specialty retailer of diamond and other jewelry products, announced that Terry Burman has been appointed as a director and as chairman of the board, effective May 31, 2013.

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Mr. Burman was the chief executive officer of Signet Jewelers Limited from 2000 to January 2011. Mr. Burman joined Signet in 1995 as the chairman and chief executive officer of Sterling Jewelers, Inc., a U.S. division of Signet. Before joining Signet, Mr. Burman held executive positions, including president and chief executive officer, with Barry's Jewelers, Inc., which now does business as Samuels Jewelers.

Mr. Burman serves on the boards of Yankee Candle Company, Inc. and Tuesday Morning Corporation. Mr. Burman has received numerous jewelry industry awards, including the American Gem Society Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 and is the former chairman of Jewelers of America.


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