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DSW names Shopko exec new CFO


Columbus, Ohio -- DSW Inc. has appointed Mary Meixelsperger as CFO effective May 1. Meixelsperger replaces Douglas Probst, who is retiring from DSW on the same day.

Meixelsperger joins DSW from Shopko Stores, where she held the roles of CFO, controller and treasurer since 2005. Prior to Shopko, Meixelsperger was the CFO for two non-profit organizations between 1993-2004 and was the CFO for Worldmark Group, a private equity firm, between 1986-1991. Meixelsperger started her career in public accounting at Arthur Young and Co. She will start at DSW Inc. on April 21 and will report directly to president and CEO Michael MacDonald.

“We are pleased that Mary is joining the DSW team,” said MacDonald. “Mary is a seasoned executive with a breadth of experiences in merger integration, strategic systems planning and implementation, financial analysis and tax planning. With her leadership, we will position DSW for continued growth and progress towards our strategic goals.”

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