Stein Mart Names New CEO

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Dawn  Robertson, the new CEO of Stein Mart

Dawn Robertson, the new CEO of Stein Mart

Jay Stein, longtime CEO of Stein Mart and grandson of its founder, is stepping down in favor of retail veteran Dawn Robertson.

Stein, who requested a reduced role in the 283-store Jacksonville, Florida-based apparel and accessories retailer, will remain as chairman of its board while Robertson assumes her CEO duties and takes a seat on the board. She will also take over as chief merchant.

Stein Mart

Stein Mart

Robertson has previously held the top job at Deb Shops and Nygard International, preceded by executive positions at Old Navy, Federated Department Stores, Saks, and May Department Stores.

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