Steve will join Sears Holdings as senior vice president and president, Home Appliances. Steve comes to Sears Holdings from Sony Electronics, where he most recently served as executive vice president, leading the Product to Consumer Marketing and the Home and Digital Reading business divisions.
In his new role, Steve will lead the company’s effort to continue driving profitable growth in its industry-leading appliance business.
Steve said of his new role, “I am excited about the opportunity to join Sears Holdings, with iconic brands like Kenmore. Sears is an industry leader in appliances and I believe we can further that position with great products, and by delivering a great experience to our customers and members.”
Steve earned over 20 years of experience with Sony, holding roles of increasing responsibilities working in Sales, Marketing and General Product Management. He started his career in 1980, having founded Trolley Stereo during his undergraduate years. As president, he grew the company into an audio/video retail and mail-order business.
Steve is a 2007 MBA graduate from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.