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Ascena announces changes in list of Board of Directors
Dec '15
The Ascena Retail Group, Inc., a leading womenswear retailer, has announced new changes to its Board of Directors.

Klaus Eppler is set to quit the company. The Company also announced the appointment of Carl Rubin and Steven L. Kirshenbaum to the Board of Directors.

Rubin currently serves as chief executive officer and chairman of the Board at The Michaels Companies, Inc. He joined Michaels in 2013 as its chief executive officer and was appointed as chairman of the Board in 2015. Prior to joining Michaels, Rubin served as president and chief executive officer of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrances, Inc. He also previously served on the executive committee of the Board of Directors of The National Retail Federation from 2007 to 2010. Additionally, he spent six years in senior leadership roles, including Partner, at Accenture Consulting where he advised clients and led engagements across retail formats and ecommerce business, according to a press release.

Kirshenbaum is a senior partner in the corporate department of Proskauer Rose LLP, an international law firm with headquarters in New York City. He primarily focuses on corporate, transactional, governance and securities practice areas for domestic and foreign companies.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. is a leading specialty retailer offering clothing, shoes, and accessories for missy and plus-size women under the Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant, Cacique, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines brands, and for tween girls under the Justice brand. (GK)

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