Stein Mart Appoints MaryAnne Morin as President

Hunt Hawkins named chief executive officer
January 30, 2017Press Release

SteinMartstore4x2JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT ) (the “Company”) today announced the appointment of MaryAnne Morin as President with responsibility for merchandising and marketing. The Company also announced that D. Hunt Hawkins, previously the company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, has been named Chief Executive Officer effective January 24, 2017.

In connection with Ms. Morin’s arrival, Mr. Hawkins has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective January 24, 2017. He was named as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer in September 2016 and previously served as Stein Mart’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to 2016 and Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer from 2011 to 2014.

“We’re delighted to welcome MaryAnne to Stein Mart,” said Mr. Hawkins. “With her extensive retail, omni-channel and product development experience, she will lead us in developing merchandise and marketing plans that will build our business by driving positive change and better engagement with our customers.”

“I am very excited to be joining the Stein Mart team. I have the greatest regard for what Jay Stein, Hunt Hawkins and their teams have accomplished. I look forward to being part of this organization,” said Ms. Morin.



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