American Eagle Outfitters’ CFO Joan Hilson to Step Down

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), a global specialty retailer, has announced that its chief financial officer (CFO), Joan Hilson, is stepping down. An active search for a successor is currently underway. Hilson will work with the company through the end of July 2012 to ensure an orderly transition.

Scott Hurd, AEO’s vice president and controller, will lead day-to-day management of the finance team, and assume the roles of interim principal accounting officer and interim principal financial officer until a successor is appointed.


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