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NRF announces new additions to Board of Directors
Jan '09
The National Retail Federation announced the newest members of its Board of Directors, elected yesterday during NRF's 98th Annual Convention and EXPO in New York City. Myron E. Ullman III, Chairman and CEO, J.C. Penney Company Inc., will continue as NRF's Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee, serving his second year of a two-year term.

New members of NRF's Board of Directors include:
• Thomas G. Bata, Jr., Chairman and CEO, BataCorp SA, Aubonne, Switzerland
• Byron L. Bergren, President and CEO, The Bon Ton Stores, Inc., York, PA
• Richard W. Dreiling, CEO, Dollar General Corporation, Goodlettsville, TN
• Howard R. Levine, Chairman and CEO, Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Matthews, NC
• Jon Luther, Chairman and CEO, Dunkin' Brands, Canton, MA
• Matthew E. Rubel, President and CEO, Collective Brands Inc., Topeka, KS
• Jeffrey B. Sherman, President and CEO, Hudson's Bay Company, Toronto, ON, Canada
• Trudy F. Sullivan, CEO, The Talbots, Inc.; Hingham, MA
• Gary White, CEO, United Retail Group, Inc., Rochelle Park, NJ
• Newly elected to the Associate Member Advisory Council was Robert McFarland, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SAP Retail, Pittsburgh, PA.

In addition, two individuals were re-elected as representatives to the Associate Member Advisory Council.

Jan De Jong, Worldwide Global Industry Manager, Retail, Microsoft Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Walter F. Loeb, President, Loeb Associates, New York, NY

The National Retail Federation is the world's largest retail trade association, with membership that comprises all retail formats and channels of distribution including department, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet, independent stores, chain restaurants, drug stores and grocery stores as well as the industry's key trading partners of retail goods and services.

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