This excerpt taken from the SHLD 8-K filed Sep 14, 2007.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) today announced that J. Miles Reidy will join the company as executive vice president, chief financial officer in October 2007. William C. Crowley, executive vice president, chief administrative officer and a member of Sears Holdings board of directors, has been serving as chief financial officer on an interim basis. Mr. Reidy will report to Mr. Crowley.
Mr. Reidy joins Sears Holdings from Capital One Financial Corporation, where he served in a number of senior financial and planning positions with increasing responsibility, including chief financial officer of the companys credit card division; chief planning and financial strategy officer, executive in charge of banking integration and, most recently, as financial cost executive reporting to the Chief Risk Officer.
Miles has built and led highly quantitative, analytical finance organizations. We have asked Miles to bring to Sears Holdings this rigorous approach to testing and creating value through data-driven decisions, said Mr. Crowley.
Im looking forward to making a meaningful contribution to Sears ongoing efforts to create a great retailer and welcome an opportunity to work with such a strong and committed team, Mr. Reidy said.
Prior to Capital One, Mr. Reidy held a variety of financial and strategy positions at other significant financial institutions, including Chevy Chase Bank, FSB; First Commerce Corporation and Mellon Bank Corporation.
Mr. Reidy has a Masters in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Penn., and a Bachelors in Finance from Georgetown University.