Sara Lee Corporation announced yesterday that its Board of Directors has elected President and Chief Executive Officer C. Steven McMillan to the additional role of chairman of the board, effective October 5, 2001. Sara Lee also has named Barry H. Beracha an executive vice president of the corporation, John W. Iselin, Jr. a senior vice president of the corporation, and Jacques Michaud and Hugh Brian Duffy each vice presidents of the corporation, effective immediately.