Speaker Profiles

Dene Rogers

Dene Rogers

President & CEO

Sears Canada

Dene L. Rogers has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Sears Canada Inc. since December 22, 2006. Mr. Rogers served as Executive Vice President of Restructuring and Business Improvement of Sears Holdings Corporation. He served as Acting President of Sears Canada Inc., from May 9, 2006 to December 22, 2006. He served as an Executive Vice President of Kmart Holding Corporation. Mr. Rogers also served as Senior Vice President, Stores and Senior Vice President, Store Operations for Kmart Holding Corporation since June 2004. Mr. Rogers joined Kmart Holding Corp. in October 2003 as the head of Store Operations. Prior to joining Kmart Holding Corporation in 2003, Mr. Rogers was the Senior Vice President, Planning, Development and New Products for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Rogers served as Senior Vice President, Business Development at General Electric Capital before joining Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Rogers has been Director of Sears Canada Inc., since October 2005. He is a graduate of Yale University.

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