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Chris McGugan

Vice-President & General Manager, Innovation & Kenmore at Sears Holdings Corporation


Mr. McGugan is the General Manager for Innovation & Kenmore for Sears Holdings. In this capacity he manages the Kenmore brand and drives innovation across the three core brands for Sears – Kenmore, Craftsman, and Diehard. Prior to joining the SHC team, Mr. McGugan was the General Manager for Avaya’s Emerging Products and Technology organization responsible for their forward looking technology roadmap and directed their research and development organization. Previously, Mr. McGugan was Vice President for Belkin, managing their products and engineering organizations. Mr. McGugan has held leadership positions at Motorola, Symbol Technologies, and Cisco Systems and is an alumnus of North Carolina State University. Also, Mr. McGugan is an advisor and board member for a number of technology companies around the world.

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