PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, may 23, 1960

¶Charles H. Kellstadt, 63, president of Sears, Roebuck & Co. since 1958, became board chairman and chief executive officer, replacing Fowler B. McConnell, 65, who retired after 44 years with the company. The new president will be Crowdus Baker, 54, former vice president and comptroller. Kellstadt joined Sears in 1932. He was brought into the Chicago headquarters in 1946 as general retail merchandising manager, moved steadily up the ladder to a directorship in 1948 and vice-presidency the next year. In 1950 Kellstadt was appointed supervisor of Sears's southern region. At Sears business was never better. For the company year ending...

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