Stein Mart appoints COO

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Stein Mart announced that D. Hunt Hawkins, previously the company's executive VP and chief administrative officer, has been named COO.

"Hunt has been an important part of Stein Mart since 1994 and has had a key role in our significant operational improvements over the last several years," commented Jay Stein, interim CEO of Stein Mart. "This is a great reward for his many years of quality service."