Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc., New York based cupcake specialty retailer, has announced that its board of directors has appointed Frederick G. Kraegel as Chairman of the board of directors. The company also announced that Edward M. Slezak has been appointed as permanent Chief Executive Officer and Ronda S. Kase has been named Secretary. Slezak has been leading the company as interim Chief Executive Officer in addition to his duties as General Counsel and Kase has been serving as Assistant Secretary in addition to her duties as Corporate Compliance Officer. Slezak is also a member of the company’s board of directors.
Slezak joined the company in August 2013. Prior to assuming the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2014, Slezak served as the company’s chief legal officer and Secretary. Prior to joining Crumbs Bake Shop, Slezak served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Aeropostale, Inc., a mall-based specialty retailer.