Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> March 5, 2001

Alan Lacy – Sears, Roebuck & Co (s)

ALAN J. LACY was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Sears, Roebuck and Co. in December, 2000. Mr. Lacy has held several positions with Sears. Prior to joining Sears, he was President, Philip Morris Capital Companies, Inc.; Vice President, Financial Services and Systems, Philip Morris Capital Companies, Inc.; Senior Vice President, Finance and Strategy, Kraft General Foods; and various senior financial positions at Kraft, Incorporated, Dart and Kraft, Incorporated, and Dart Industries, Incorporated. He has an MBA from Emory University, a BS from Georgia Institute of Technology and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a quick overview of the company today as

the new Chairman?

Mr. Lacy: Sears is primarily a retailer. In addition to our department

stores, we have off-the-mall