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Macy's, Inc. Board Elects Ann Munson Steines as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary.

CINCINNATI -- Macy's, Inc.'s (NYSE:M) board of directors has elected Ann Munson Steines to the new position of vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary, effective immediately. She will be based in Cincinnati and report to Dennis J. Broderick, the company's general counsel and secretary.

Munson Steines, 42, currently serves as divisional vice president and associate general counsel at Macy's, Inc.

"Ann is an excellent attorney and manager with outstanding insight, judgment and experience in vitally important areas of retail law," said Macy's, Inc. Vice Chair Thomas G. Cody. "She will serve as the principal deputy to the general counsel and continue to provide leadership in legal matters with our internal staff and outside counsel."

A 10-year veteran of Macy's, Inc., Munson Steines joined the company in April 1998 as assistant counsel in employment law and has risen through positions of increasing responsibility. She will oversee the Macy's, Inc. regional law offices in Atlanta, New York, St. Louis and San Francisco, as well as benefits attorneys and Cincinnati-based employment lawyers.

Before joining Macy's, Inc. Munson Steines was a senior attorney for labor and employment law at Overnite Transportation Company in Richmond, VA. Previously, she practiced law with the firm of Michael Best & Friedrich in Milwaukee. Munson Steines began her law career in 1990 with the labor and employment group at Dinsmore & Shohl in Cincinnati.

A native of Cincinnati, Munson Steines holds a bachelor's degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and a law degree from UCLA. She lives in Greater Cincinnati with her husband, Mike, and two children.

Munson Steines currently serves as president of the board of trustees of Tender Mercies, Inc., non-profit organization dedicated to providing permanent housing for mentally disabled individuals, and on the steering committee of the Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program.

Macy's, Inc., with corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York, is one of the nation's premier retailers, with fiscal 2007 sales of $26.3 billion. The company operates more than 850 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico under the names of Macy's and Bloomingdale's. The company also operates macys.com, bloomingdales.com and Bloomingdale's By Mail. Prior to June 1, 2007, Macy's, Inc. was known as Federated Department Stores, Inc.

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