Kevin Mead, the former SVP, director of stores for The Children's Place, has joined the senior team at Aerosoles as executive vice president, Retail reporting directly to CEO Jules Schneider. Mead will lead the strategic direction, ongoing expansion and operations of Aerosoles retail and outlet locations.
Aerosoles recently announced the partnership with Palladin Consumer Retail Partners (PCRP). PCRP and the Aerosoles team are developing plans to achieve the next level of growth for the business. Mead has been brought in to spearhead the strategies for the Retail Division.
“Kevin has demonstrated outstanding leadership in retail,” said Jules Schneider, CEO of Aerosoles. “He brings deep expertise in creating strategies for an unmatched customer experience in stores and developing growth initiatives to drive business forward.”
At The Children's Place, Mead was responsible for 1000 stores and over $1.3 billion in annual sales overseeing the planning, development, and execution of sales and service strategies, visual merchandising, operating structure and development of talent.
“I am very excited to join Aerosoles and lead the retail team,” said Mead. “Aerosoles is such a strong brand, and I look forward to building the team to accelerate the growth of our retail network.”
Prior to the Children's Place, Mead held Senior Level Store Operating positions at Ralph Lauren, Aura Science, Victoria's Secret Beauty, Old Navy and Macy's.