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AeroGrow Appoints New CFO

Makers of the AeroGarden line of indoor gardening products announced that Greg Clarke replaced previous CFO, Mitchell Rubin, who has left the company to pursue other interests.

Boulder, Colo. -- AeroGrow International Inc., makers of the AeroGarden line of indoor gardening products, announced that it has appointed H. MacGregor (Greg) Clarke as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Greg Clarke brings to AeroGrow an extensive background in finance, operations and strategy, as well as consumer product experience, having served as President, CEO and CFO at a number of high-growth companies in his career.

Most recently, Mr. Clarke was CEO (and previously CFO) of Ankmar, LLC, a private equity-owned, nationwide garage door manufacturer, distributor and installer, where he successfully restructured the company's operations and managed the sale of Ankmar to strategic buyers.

He has also served in various financial management positions at Johns Manville Corporation, a building materials subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.; The Coleman Company and Pepsico Inc.

''Greg's considerable expertise in financial planning, managing debt portfolios and top-level general management and leadership adds an insightful financial mind to AeroGrow's management team,'' said Jerry Perkins, CEO of AeroGrow.

Mr. Clarke replaced AeroGrow's previous CFO, Mitchell Rubin, who has left the Company to pursue other interests.