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.
William Jordan was named Chief Growth Officer in February, 2020. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and President, DSW Segment. He joined DSW in January 2006 as Vice President & General Counsel and was promoted to Senior Vice President in March 2006. He was then promoted to Executive Vice President and General Counsel of DSW in March 2009, and assumed the role of President of Town Shoes on March, 2018. Prior to joining DSW, he had served as Corporate Counsel for Lancaster Colony Corporation since 2005 and was with the firm of Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP in Columbus, Ohio, from 1997-2005 where he specialized in Corporate Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions law.