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THE LIMITED ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

 COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer of The Limited, Inc. (NYSE/LSE/TSE: LTD) today announced the following appointments, effective immediately:
 -- Michael Weiss has been named vice chairman of The Limited, Inc., and has been appointed to The Limited, Inc. board of directors. He was previously president of Express, a division of The Limited, Inc.;
 -- Kenneth B. Gilman has been named vice chairman of The Limited, Inc. He was previously executive vice president, Limited, Inc., and will retain his post as chief financial officer;
 -- Pamela McConathy has been named president of Express. She was previously executive vice president and general merchandise manager at Express.
 Wexner commented, "With today's appointments, and the previously announced appointment of Arnold F. Kanarick as Executive Vice President and Director of Human Resources, we have put in place a strong team that will enable The Limited to achieve its greatest potential. They possess sound judgment and specialty store experience, as well as demonstrated leadership and team building skills."
 Under the new structure, Weiss will add Limited Stores and Henri Bendel to his direct reports that now include Express, Structure, and Limited Too. The other retail businesses will continue to report to Wexner.
 Michael Weiss joined The Limited in 1981 and, in 1982, was made president of Express, which at the time operated 30 stores and had a sales volume of $8 million. "I believe that Michael's leadership will enhance the progress and success of Limited Stores and Henri Bendel as it has at Express, Structure and Limited Too," said Wexner.
 Kenneth B. Gilman joined The Limited, Inc. in 1976 as assistant controller, and was promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer in 1987. He was appointed to the board of directors in 1990. "Ken's financial skills and his broad understanding of the business have made a significant contribution to the success of The Limited," commented Wexner. "His counsel and leadership will be key to the future growth of our business."
 Pamela McConathy joined Express in 1985, was promoted to vice president, general merchandise manager in 1990, and became executive vice president in 1991. "Pamela is a skilled merchant and an outstanding leader," commented Wexner. "She knows how to turn promises into realities."
 The Limited, Inc., through Express, Limited Stores, Lerner New York, Lane Bryant, Victoria's Secret, Structure, Limited Too, Abercrombie & Fitch, Henri Bendel, Bath & Body Works, Cacique, and Penhaligon's, presently operates 4,474 specialty stores and distributes apparel nationally through the Victoria's Secret, Lane Bryant Direct, Roaman's and Lerner Direct catalogues.
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 /CONTACT: Alfred S. Dietzel of The Limited, Inc., 614-479-7070/
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