Dec. 19, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, announced the appointment of
Joseph A. Schottenstein
to the Board of Directors. Mr. Schottenstein succeeds
, who has resigned to concentrate on his duties as Vice Chairman and Executive Creative Director of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO). Mr. Schottenstein will stand for election in
Mr. Schottenstein currently serves as a member of the Board and Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Leasing at Schottenstein Property Group, a privately-held company that develops big box, community and neighborhood shopping centers in
the United States
, with interests in approximately 156 operating properties in 27 states. Mr.
has been with the Schottenstein Property Group since 2003, having last served as the Vice President of Leasing from 2008 through 2010. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Schottenstein served as the Co-Manager of
, LLC, a specialty denim retailer.
DSW Inc.'s President and CEO
stated, "We thank Roger for his contributions to the Board of Directors over the last several years, a period of time in which DSW results have flourished. We also welcome Joseph to the Board and anticipate that his expertise in real estate development will facilitate DSW's continued expansion."
About DSW Inc.
DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. As of
December 19, 2012
, DSW operated 364 stores in 41 states, the
District of Columbia
, and operated an e-commerce site,
, and a mobile website,
. DSW also supplied footwear to 346 leased locations in
the United States
under the Affiliated Business Group. For store locations and additional information about DSW, visit
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