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Aaron’s Taps Dickerson as VP of Investor Relations
Rent-to-own major Aarons, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) has hired Michael P. Dickerson as vice president of investor relations, effective Sept. 5.
Prior to joining Aaron's, Dickerson served as vp of investor relations and real estate for Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and held similar positions at The Babcock & Wilcox Company and General Cable Corporation. In addition to nearly two decades of investor relations experience, Dickerson has held several executive finance positions with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and financial operations management. Dickerson is a CPA (inactive) and an investor relations charter holder (IRC).
"We believe it's important to further enhance our relationships with the financial community, investor communications, and our overall investor relations program," said Steven A. Michaels, CFO and president of strategic operations. "Mike's experience in investor relations, combined with his executive-level finance background, makes him an ideal candidate to help us achieve these objectives."