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Aeropostale adds Arthur Rubinfeld to its Board
Nov '11
Aeropostale, Inc., a mall-based specialty retailer of casual and active apparel for young women and men, announced that Arthur Rubinfeld, President - Global Development for Starbucks Coffee Company, has been appointed to the Aeropostale Board of Directors.

Mr. Rubinfeld helped build the foundation of Starbucks as Senior Vice President of Real Estate from 1992 to 2002 and returned to the company as President, Global Development in 2008, his current position. After leaving Starbucks in 2002, Mr. Rubinfeld founded Airvision, a strategic brand development and growth advisory firm. From 2006 to 2008 Mr. Rubinfeld served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development at Potbelly Sandwich Works.

Julian R. Geiger, Chairman of the Board, stated, "Arthur is an outstanding addition to our Board of Directors. He is well known for his leading-edge, insightful approach to branding and strategic retail expansion, having served in a number of top management positions at Starbucks, as well as authoring a book on global growth and expansion. We look forward to Arthur's vision and expertise making a valuable contribution to Aeropostale."

Aeropostale Inc. is a mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories, principally targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women and men through its Aeropostale stores and 4 to 12 year-old kids through its P.S. from Aeropostale stores.

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