Ronald D. Boire has been named acting president and chief executive officer of Sears Canada, effective immediately.
Boire was executive vice president, chief merchandising officer and president for Sears’ full-line stores and the Kmart format. He exits Sears Holdings Corp. today.
Prior to joining Sears Holdings in January 2012, Boire was Brookstone’s president and ceo.
Before his stint at Brookstone, Boire was president of U.S. toys for North America at Toys ‘R’ Us. Before that, Boire was executive vice president, global merchandise manager, for Best Buy Co. Inc., responsible for global technology and vendor management, global sourcing and private-label development.