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Doug Howe gets new appointments at DSW

May 27, 2022 United States
Doug Howe gets new appointments at DSW
Footwear retailer Designer Brands has announced the appointment of Doug Howe to President of DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse (retail concept of the group’s portfolio). Mr. Howe will also be Executive Vice President of Designer Brands
Mr. Howe will be responsible for the daily management of DSW, overseeing its direct-to-consumer channels. He will be reporting directly to the group’s CEO, Roger Rawlins.

Howe brings over 30 years of retail experience to the positions, most recently serving as Chief Merchandising Officer at Kohl’s.

“Designer Brands and DSW are hyper-focused on maintaining our edge across the competitive landscape”, commented Roger Rawlins, adding: “I have the highest confidence in Doug's leadership to guide us in our stores and e-commerce operations to benefit our owned brands, while focusing on the athletic and fashion brands that our 28 million loyal customers love. DSW has a bright future ahead with Doug's proven retail experience helping advance our business priorities of customers, brands and speed."

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