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Sears' top spokesman jumps ship as reports emerge of a potential bankruptcy filing (SHLD)

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Sears' top spokesman jumps ship as reports emerge of a potential bankruptcy filing (SHLD)

Sears' top spokesman exited the company days before reports emerged of a possible bankruptcy filing, Business Insider has learned.  Chris Brathwaite left his position as Sears' vice president of media relations and corporate communications last week, after more than a decade with the company.  Sears was quick to scrub Brathwaite from its website, as it has previously done following other top-level departures.  Brathwaite notified Sears last month that he planned to leave his position to pursue a "new opportunity," Sears spokesman Howard Riefs told Business Insider. Sears' top spokesman exited the company just days before reports emerged of a possible bankruptcy filing, Business Insider has learned.