Aerosoles has appointed Kevin Mead as executive vice president, retail. He will report directly to Jules Schneider, the company's chief executive. Mead will lead the strategic direction, ongoing expansion and operations of Aerosoles' retail and outlet locations. Previously, he was senior vice president and retail director for The Children's Place, where he was responsible for 1,000 stores and over $1.3 billion in annual sales, overseeing sales and service strategies, visual merchandising, operating structure and talent development. 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.