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DSW Inc. Names Todd S. Cordell as SVP, Human Resources
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --


DSW Inc, (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear specialty retailer, today announced the appointment of Todd S. Cordell as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Cordell will be responsible for all Human Resources activities in support of DSW Stores,, and the DSW Leased Business Division.

"Todd brings a wealth of experience and expertise in all areas of the Human Resources function, most particularly Organizational Development," said Michael MacDonald, CEO of DSW Inc. "I am confident Todd will help DSW attract, develop and retain top talent in support of our key strategic growth initiatives."

Mr. Cordell's most recent role was Vice President, Human Resources for Starbucks Coffee Company. Cordell also held executive leadership positions with Merck, Unilever, and GE. He will report directly to MacDonald.

About DSW Inc.

DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear specialty retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear for women and men. As of May 2, 2011, DSW operated 318 stores in 39 states and operated an e-commerce site, DSW also supplied footwear to 352 leased locations in the United States. For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit



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