Kevin Mead, the former SVP, director of stores for the Children's Place, has joined the senior team at Aerosoles as EVP, retail reporting directly to CEO Jules Schneider. Mead will lead the strategic direction, ongoing expansion and operations of Aerosoles retail and outlet locations.
Aerosoles has brought in Mead to spearhead for the retail division the company’s growth strategy, following its recent partnership with Palladin Consumer Retail Partners (PCRP).
"Kevin has demonstrated outstanding leadership in retail," said Schneider. "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 more than $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.