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Mr Jay Levitt to work with Fashion Bug team
Sep '08
Charming Shoppes Inc announced that Jay H. Levitt, the former President and CEO of May Merchandising and May Department Stores International, has been appointed President of the Company's Fashion Bug brand, effective immediately.

Jay Levitt has served in various retail-industry leadership and merchandising positions over the past three decades. From 2001 through 2005, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of May Merchandising and May Department Stores International, based in St. Louis.

Previously, he had held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Robinsons May, following his responsibilities as the General Merchandise Manager for a number of May divisions over several years. Before joining May, he was a divisional merchandise manager at J.W. Robinsons and The Broadway.

Alan Rosskamm, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Charming Shoppes, Inc. commented, "Today's announcement signals our continuing progress in recruiting brand leaders with a high level of executive merchandising experience, and we are very pleased to welcome Jay to Charming Shoppes. He has earned a strong reputation as a talented merchant with an impressive track record in our industry, and we look forward to his leadership of our Fashion Bug brand."

Levitt added, "I look forward to joining Charming Shoppes and assuming leadership responsibility for the Fashion Bug brand. I welcome the opportunity to work with the Fashion Bug team and embrace the challenge of rejuvenating this enduring brand and providing a great selection of fashion and styles at exceptional value."

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