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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) today announced the appointment of Roger Rawlins to SVP and GM of DSW.com, and Jennie Wilson as SVP of Finance and Controller.
Roger Rawlins has been with DSW since 2006 and he has held senior Finance roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as SVP of Finance and Controller. "In 2010, DSW.com achieved very strong sales and profit growth. During that time, Rawlins served as both our Controller and the General Manager of DSW.com," said Mike MacDonald, CEO of DSW. "Today's appointment of Roger as full-time General Manager of DSW.com recognizes the importance of this business segment and his significant contributions to that business over the last year."
Jennie Wilson joins DSW as Controller and SVP of Finance. With over 25 years of experience, she is an accomplished executive who has held a number of key financial positions, including executive leadership roles at Limited Brands, Inc., Victoria's Secret and Dunkin' Brands. "Jennie is a seasoned leader with a substantial breadth of experience in Finance," said MacDonald. "We are delighted to have a talented individual like Jennie join our senior leadership team as we further position DSW for long-term growth." Wilson will report directly to Doug Probst, CFO of DSW.
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 well as accessories. As of April 4, 2011, DSW operated 312 stores in 39 states and operated an e-commerce site, www.dsw.com. DSW also supplied footwear to 351 leased locations in the United States. For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit www.dswinc.com.
SOURCE DSW Inc.