Mikan Joins ESL as President
January 2, 2013,
NEW YORK-ESL Investments, majority shareholder of Sears Holdings, has named G. "Mike" Mikan president.
Mikan, who officially took his post yesterday, reports directly to Edward S. Lampert, ESL's chairman and CEO, and chairman of Sears Holdings. He served as interim CEO of Best Buy from April-September 2012, and was a member of the Best Buy board of directors since 2008. He resigned from the retailer's board on Dec. 26.