David F. Dyer President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
David F. Dyer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, having assumed these officer positions on January 8, 2009. Mr. Dyer is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation where he served from August 2003 until his retirement in May 2006. Mr. Dyer was retired from May 2006 until January 2009. Prior to joining Tommy Hilfiger Corporation, Mr. Dyer served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lands’ End from 1998 through 2002. From June 2002 until August 2003, Mr. Dyer also served as Executive Vice President of Sears and was a member of its Management Executive Committee, in addition to his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lands’ End. His responsibilities included, in addition to Lands’ End, the Sears Direct businesses, both internet and catalog, and the Great Indoors Home division of Sears. Mr. Dyer previously served in various other roles at Lands’ End from 1989 to 1994, including as Vice Chairman and Director from 1991 to 1994. Mr. Dyer began his career with Burdines, a division of Federated Department Stores, and held various merchandising and marketing posts during his 17 years there. He later served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Home Shopping Network and was Acting President of J. Crew Catalog from 1997 to 1998. Mr. Dyer was elected to the Board of Directors of Zale Inc. in February 2011.
Dividend of $.075 per share will be paid December 23, 2013.