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Ex-Macy's exec to join Christopher & Banks board


Christopher & Banks Corp. has named a former Macy's executive to its board of directors.

Edwin J. Holman will join the retailer's board of directors, which will increase the number of board members to nine and the number of independent directors to eight.

Holman is also expected to be a nominee for election at the company’s next annual meeting of stockholders. Holman, 68, served as interim CEO of The Pantry Inc. from October 2011 until March 2012.

Previously, he served as chairman and CEO of Macy’s Central, a division of Macy’s Inc., from 2004-2009, and as president and CEO of Galyans Trading Company from 2003-2004. He has also served in senior executive positions at a variety of retailers, including Bloomingdale’s; Petrie Retail Inc.; the Rich’s/Lazarus/ Goldsmiths divisions of Federated Department Stores Inc.; Woodward & Lothrop; The Carter Hawley Hale Stores; and The Neiman Marcus Group.

Holman has been a member of the board of La-Z-Boy Inc. since 2010.

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