Stein Mart Names New President
Stein Mart, Inc. announced this week the appointment of MaryAnne Morin as president of the company, with responsibility over merchandising and marketing.
In addition to merchandising and marketing, Morin will be responsible for Stein Mart's planning, advertising and e-commerce organizations when she assumes her new position on Feb. 6. She has extensive merchandising experience, most recently as chief merchant, executive vice president of Lord & Taylor and Hudson's Bay. Prior to this role, Morin held several leadership positions within Lord & Taylor and Hudson's Bay, including executive vice president, merchandising, which encompassed all digital categories, as well as senior vice president, general merchandising manager for several merchandising areas. She also served in various product development and merchandising roles at Macy's Merchandising Group, The Echo Design Group and The May Company.
In connection with Morin's arrival, D. Hunt Hawkins was appointed CEO of Stein Mart, effective Jan. 24. Hawkins was named the company's interim CEO 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.
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