Edward A. Brennan (1934 – December 27, 2007) was a former Chairman of the Board, President (1980–1995) and Chief Executive Officer (1984–1995), Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Brennan also served on the Boards of 3M, American Airlines, Exelon and McDonalds Corporation.
Brennan died on the evening of December 27, 2007, at his home in Burr Ridge, Illinois.
Brennan was a 3rd generation Sears associate, his grandfather, father & uncles all worked there prior. Also, his brother, Bernard F. Brennan, a corporate executive, worked for Sears as well before taking over the now defunct Chicago retailer Montgomery Ward.