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Eric Bass Named Belk Senior Vice President, Staffing and Productivity

Aug 6, 2010

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 6, 2010 – Belk has announced the appointment of Eric Bass to senior vice president of staffing and productivity, reporting to Ron Shealy, executive vice president, operations.
Bass has served as senior vice president and director of stores for the Belk Southern Division since November 2007, and previously was vice president of process improvement. He joined Belk in 2003 as vice president and regional store manager of the Leesburg, Fla. region in the Belk Southern Division.
Bass began his retail career with McRae’s in Jackson, Miss. in 1991 and subsequently held a number of store management positions with McRae's and later Burdines in Florida before joining Belk. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark. with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.
About Belk, Inc.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk, Inc. is the nation’s largest privately owned mainline department store company. It operates 306 Belk stores located in 16 Southern states. The company was founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk in Monroe, N.C., and is in the third generation of Belk family leadership. Its Web site ( is designed with many special features to make online shopping exciting, convenient and easy for customers. It offers a wide assortment of fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the entire family along with top name cosmetics, a wedding registry and a large selection of quality merchandise for the home.
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