March 23, 2006 17:34 ET

Zale Corporation Announces Resignation of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Sue E. Gove

DALLAS--(CCNMatthews - Mar 23, 2006) -

Zale Corporation (NYSE:ZLC) announced today that Sue E. Gove, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board of Directors, has resigned as an officer and director of the Company effective immediately.

"The Company would like to thank Sue for her many contributions over the last 25 years and we wish her well in her future endeavors," commented Richard C. Marcus, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "We are very appreciative of the talent, dedication, and passion she brought to the business."

Zale Corporation is North America's largest specialty retailer of fine jewelry operating approximately 2,350 retail locations throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as online. Zale Corporation's brands include Zales Jewelers, Zales Outlet, Gordon's Jewelers, Bailey Banks & Biddle Fine Jewelers, Peoples Jewellers, Mappins Jewellers and Piercing Pagoda. Through its ZLC Direct organization, Zale also operates online at and Additional information on Zale Corporation and its brands is available at

Contact Information

  • Zale Corporation
    David H. Sternblitz
    Vice President and Treasurer
    (972) 580-5047