Stephen I. Sadove
Stephen I. Sadove is the Founding Partner, JW Levin Management Partners, Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Saks Incorporated. From 2002 to 2013, Steve held positions of increasing responsibility at Saks Incorporated, including the post of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer between May 2007 and November 2013. Prior to joining Saks, Sadove built a distinguished marketing and consumer products career spanning over 25 years with General Foods (now Kraft) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Worldwide Beauty Care and Nutritionals. Sadove is a graduate of Hamilton College and holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School. He is also a recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Commercial Science Degree from LIM College. He currently serves on numerous community and civic boards as well as the public company boards of Colgate-Palmolive, Aramark and Park Hotels and Resorts. He is also a founding partner of JW Levin Management Partners, a Private Equity firm.