Mitchell S. Klipper became Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble's Retail Group in March 2010.

Previously, Mr. Klipper was Chief Operating Officer of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Prior to that, he was President of Barnes & Noble Development, the group responsible for the company’s real estate operations. Since 1995, Mr. Klipper and the Barnes & Noble Development Group have been responsible for the site locations, designs, and construction of more than 600 Barnes & Noble superstores.

From March 1993 to December 1995, Mr. Klipper was President of Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble, Inc., a position to which he was elected in September 1988. From 1986 to 1988, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble College Bookstores, Inc. Mr. Klipper began his career in public accounting with the firm of KMG Main... See More

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