Stein Mart adds former Neiman Marcus CEO Tansky to board

Stein Mart has elected Burton M. Tansky to the company's board of directors. Tansky was with Neiman Marcus for 23 years, retiring as president and CEO in 2010.

Before being named as CEO for the Neiman Marcus Group in 2001, Tansky was president and CEO of Neiman Marcus Stores. Prior to this he served as CEO of Bergdorf Goodman, a division of the Neiman Marcus Group, and as president of Saks Fifth Avenue.

Tansky currently serves as senior adviser of Marvin Traub Associates. He also serves on the board of directors of Donald Pliner Shoes and of the Howard Hughes Corporation.

"We are delighted to welcome Burt to Stein Mart's Board of Directors," said Jay Stein, chairman of the board. "With an exceptional retail career and tremendous business experience, his guidance will be invaluable to us."