Sears Holdings Corp. announced the election of Kevin B. Rollins, former president and CEO of Dell, Inc. and currently a senior adviser to the private investment firm TPG Capital, L.P. (formerly Texas Pacific Group), to membership on the Sears Holdings board. His election increases the number of Sears Holdings' directors to 8.
Along with his duties as CEO of Dell, Mr. Rollins was a member of the company's board of directors, through January 2007. He then served as a senior advisor to the company until his retirement in May of last year. During his 11 year career with the company, Rollins also served as vice chairman and as the head of Dell Americas. Prior to his time at Dell, Rollins worked at Bain & Company, most recently serving as a director and partner.