Aeropostale names new COO, CFO

Aeropostale has made two changes to its leadership team. Marc Miller, executive VP and CFO, has been named executive VP and COO. He joined the company in 2005 as VP of strategic planning and new business development and earned a promotion to group VP in 2006, senior VP in 2007 and CFO in 2010. He will be responsible for all parts of supply chain management including production, planning and allocation, and logistics, real estate and construction. He will also take charge of human resources, as well as keep responsibility for strategic planning and new business development, including international licensing.

David Dick has also joined the company in the role of senior VP and CFO, effective Feb. 17. For the last five years, Dick served as senior VP, CFO and treasurer at Delia's, following a stint as VP, controller and chief accounting officer from 2008 to 2009. He has also held executive positions at Charlie Brown's Acquisitions Corp. and Linens 'n Things. As a certified public accountant, he will be responsible for the company's finances, investor relations and information technology.

"We are all enthusiastic about the appointment of Marc to COO," said CEO Julian Geiger in a statement. "Marc has been an integral part of Aeropostale's leadership team and a champion of our special culture throughout the last 10 years. Marc will undoubtedly have a more profound impact on our organization in his new role, and we look forward to his positive contributions as we execute Aeropostale's turnaround."

He added: "We are thrilled to have someone of David's caliber join Aeropostale as CFO. David's extensive financial and retail experience will support and facilitate our corporate goals as we navigate through this important juncture in Aeropostale's history. We expect a seamless transition as Marc assists David during his first few months at Aeropostale." Press release

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