August 19, 2014 – Executive search firm Spencer Stuart has been selected by Aaron’s, Inc. to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. Ronald W. Allen, the company’s current CEO, is retiring at the end of the month. The search process will include a full review of both internal and external candidates. Aaron's, Inc. is a lease-to-own retailer. Spencer Stuart is an executive search firm with 55 offices in 30 countries.