New York -- Aeropostale announced the retirement of president Michael Cunningham, effective March 29. He will remain on the board of directors.
"Over the past 12 years, Michael has been an incredible partner and friend, and a highly respected leader within our organization,” said CEO Thomas P. Johnson. “Michael has been a key contributor to the evolution of our business as a multi-brand and multi-national specialty retailer. In particular, he has been instrumental in building Aeropostale's best in class financial and business operations.”
Cunningham’s responsibilities will be taken over by existing staff. Johnson will assume responsibilities over information technology, Marc D. Miller, executive VP and CFO, will assume responsibilities over planning and allocation, and Mary Jo Pile, EVP customer engagement will assume responsibilities over construction, logistics and real estate.