Sadove is the principal of Stephen Sadove & Associates since 2013. He retired as CEO and chairman from Saks Inc. in 2013. He formally spent 11 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and 16 years with General Foods USA, now known as Kraft General Foods. He currently is on the executive committee of the National Retail Federation and a director of Colgate-Palmolive Co., Aramark and Park Hotels and Resorts. Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2006 and Chairman of the Board of the Company since May 2007. Mr. Sadove joined the Company in January 2002 as Vice Chairman and served in that capacity until March 2004. He served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from March 2004 until January 2006. Mr. Sadove served as Senior Vice President of Bristol-Myers Squibb, a beauty, nutritional, and pharmaceutical company, and President of Bristol-Myers Squibb Worldwide Beauty Care from 1996 to January 2002. Mr. Sadove serves on the boards of directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company and Ruby Tuesday, Inc.