CompUSA INC. EXPANDS BOARD OF DIRECTORS WITH ADDITION OF PROMINENT RETAILING EXECUTIVE
CompUSA INC. EXPANDS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
WITH ADDITION OF PROMINENT RETAILING EXECUTIVE
DALLAS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CompUSA Inc. (NASDAQ: CUSA), America's largest computer superstore retailer, today announced that its board of directors has elected an eighth director, Warren D. Feldberg, chairman and chief executive officer of Marshalls, Inc., one of the nation's leading off-price retailers, with 412 stores in 39 states and 1991 sales of $2.4 billion.
"CompUSA is fortunate to be able to attract to its board career retailers of the stature of Warren Feldberg," said Ronald N. Dubin, chairman of the board of CompUSA. "His extensive experience in large- chain discount retailing will provide CompUSA with another source of guidance as it continues its rapid expansion across America."
Feldberg, 42, also a vice president of Melville Corporation, Marshalls' parent company, has served in retailing management positions with some of the nation's best-known retailers. He began his retailing career with Bloomingdale's, where he advanced to merchandise vice president before joining Dayton Hudson Corporation. At Dayton Hudson, he served as executive vice president of the Lechmere retailing division, then joined their Target division, where he served as president prior to joining Marshalls as chairman and CEO.
CompUSA Inc. currently operates 33 high-volume superstores in 22 metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. The stores offer more than 5,000 products, including microcomputer hardware, software, accessories and related products at deep-discount prices to retail, business, governmental and institutional customers. Each store also includes a full-service computer maintenance operation and classroom training facilities.
/CONTACT: Ron Dubin, chairman of the board of CompUSA, 203-629-2030/
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