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New CFO at lifestyle specialty retailer Urban Outfitters
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Mar '12
Urban Outfitters Inc, a leading lifestyle specialty retail company operating under the Anthropologie, BHLDN, Free People, Terrain and Urban Outfitters brands, announced that Eric Artz is stepping down as Chief Financial Officer effective April 3, 2012, and is being replaced by Frank Conforti, the Company's Chief Accounting Officer.

"I am pleased our Board has selected Frank to be our new Chief Financial Officer. Since he started at URBN five years ago, Frank has been a star and an invaluable partner to the executive leadership team. I have the upmost confidence in him and his abilities," said Richard A. Hayne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

"I want to thank Eric for his service to the Company over the past two years and wish him the very best in his return to the West Coast."

Mr. Conforti joined Urban Outfitters in March 2007 as Director of Finance and SEC Reporting and was subsequently promoted to Controller and then Chief Accounting Officer, his current role. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Conforti worked for AlliedBarton Security Services, LLC as Controller. Mr. Conforti began his career at KPMG in 1998.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. is an innovative specialty retail company which offers a variety of lifestyle merchandise to highly defined customer niches through 197 Urban Outfitters stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites; 168 Anthropologie stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites; Free People wholesale, which sells its product to approximately 1,400 specialty stores and select department stores; 62 Free People stores, catalogs and websites, 1 Terrain garden center and website and 1 BHLDN store and website as of January 31, 2012.

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