Designer Brands Investor Center

Designer Brands is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. Our business segments include world-class design and sourcing operations, a robust wholesaling business, and more than 1,000 points of distribution.

Elaine J. Eisenman

Independent Director

Dr. Eisenman currently serves as Managing Director of Saeje Advisors, an advisory firm for high-growth companies. In this role, Dr. Eisenman provides strategic advisory services to companies from a wide variety of industries and global locations. Dr. Eisenman is also a founding member, advisory board member and Co-Chair of the Boston chapter of the Women Corporate Directors foundation, the preeminent global organization for women who sit on public boards. From July 2005 through August 2016, Dr. Eisenman served as Dean of Executive and Enterprise Education at Babson College and previously served on the board and as Chairperson of the compensation committee of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration of The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc. Dr. Eisenman has also held senior executive positions at American Express Company, Enhance Financial Services Co. and private companies such as PDI International, a global consulting firm.

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