Burlington Names Kingsbury Chairman

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BURLINGTON, N.J.-Thomas Kingsbury, president and CEO of Burlington Stores, has been unanimously elected chairman by the retailer's board of directors.

Kingsbury joined Burlington as CEO in 2008. A company statement credited him with providing "excellent strategic direction for the business, and he has used his leadership skills to build a strong team at the company."

The chairmanship had been vacant since 2006, when Burlington was taken private by Bain Capital.

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