Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / American Eagle names Jay Schottenstein as Interim CEO
American Eagle names Jay Schottenstein as Interim CEO
23
Jan '14
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. announced that Jay L. Schottenstein, Executive Chairman of the Board, has been appointed as the Company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, succeeding Robert Hanson, who is leaving the Company.

The Board will initiate a search for a permanent Chief Executive Officer. Roger S. Markfield has agreed to postpone his retirement and will continue in his current role as Vice Chairman and Executive Creative Director.

The Company also said that it continues to expect to report fourth quarter 2013 EPS in line with the outlook provided on January 9, 2014.

Jay Schottenstein commented, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I want to thank Robert for his contributions during his tenure and wish him well in his future endeavors. I look forward to working closely with Roger and our talented team to capitalize on the significant potential of our brands and to position the Company for growth and long-term success.”

Jay Schottenstein has served as Executive Chairman since the beginning of fiscal 2012 and as Chairman of the Company since March 1992, and previously held the role of Chief Executive Officer from March 1992 until December 2002.

Roger Markfield joined the Company in 1993 and has provided the creative vision for American Eagle Outfitters since that time. He oversaw the evolution to a leading lifestyle apparel brand through its most profitable years. In addition, Mr. Markfield has served as a Director since 1999.

About American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie brands.

The company operates more than 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, and Hong Kong, and ships to 81 countries worldwide through its websites. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise also is available at 66 licensed international franchise stores in 12 countries.

American Eagle Outfitters


Interviews View All

DK Sharma, Velocity Apparelz

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Priyanka, Studio Priyanka Rajiv

Priyanka
Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Yash Agarwal, Hitansh Online

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Iacopo Pardini,

Iacopo Pardini

Founded in 1953, Italian engineering company Arioli Spa started...

Wolfgang Muller,

Wolfgang Muller

Mayer & Cie is a leading global manufacturer of circular knitting...

Tom,

Tom

<div>Inkbank is a leading supplier of inkjet inks and inkjet printing...

Madison Maxey, Loomia

Madison Maxey
Loomia

Loomia designs and manufactures soft circuit systems that can be produced...

Razvan Popescu, Directa Plus SpA

Razvan Popescu
Directa Plus SpA

Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers worldwide of...

Marten Alkhagen, Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves, SS Homme

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves
SS Homme

SS Homme celebrates the craft of traditional tailoring through the bespoke ...

Silvia Venturini Fendi, Fendi s.r.l

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Judy Frater, Somaiya Kala Vidya

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


November 2019

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

Follow us on instagram

Follow

Follow Fibre2Fashion On


Advanced Search