NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iconix Brand Group,
(Nasdaq: ICON) (the "Company") announced today that Gail Tentler has joined
the Company as Managing Director of International Licensing.
Ms.Tentler brings with her a wealth of experience in merchandising,
marketing and international licensing. She joins the Company from her previous
position as Director of Franchise Operations at Dashing Diva, where she
successfully expanded the franchise chain to seven different countries
throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Prior to that she launched the
International Division for Group 3 Design, a brand management company and
successfully licensed brands like Starter around the world. In addition to her
licensing expertise, Ms. Tentler brings with her extensive experience in
retailing and merchandising working as the General Merchandise Manager for
Edgar's one of, the largest department store chain in South Africa.
Ms. Tentler's main responsibilities will include the management and growth
of the existing Iconix international licensees, identifying new licensees
around the world for the Company's growing portfolio of brands, which today
include Candie's, Bongo, Badgley Mischka, Joe Boxer, Rampage and Mudd and
insuring a cohesive brand identity for the Company's trademarks worldwide.
Neil Cole, CEO, Iconix, stated, "We are excited to have Gail join the
Iconix team to lead our international growth strategy. Gail brings a powerful
combination of retail, marketing and international licensing experience that
will be incredibly valuable as we seek to further monetize our strong
portfolio of brands around the world. We continue to receive a great deal of
interest in all of our brands from leading retailers and manufacturers around
the world and having someone like Gail dedicated exclusively to this effort
will enable us to capture the full potential of this exciting growth
Iconix Brand Group Inc., (Nasdaq: ICON) owns, licenses and markets a
growing portfolio of consumer brands including CANDIE'S (R), BONGO (R),
BADGLEY MISCHKA (R), JOE BOXER (R) RAMPAGE (R) and MUDD (R). The Company's
brands touch every major segment of retail distribution from the luxury market
to the mass market. Iconix, through its in-house advertising agency,
advertises and markets its brands to continually drive greater consumer
awareness and loyalty and licenses its brands to a network of leading
retailers and manufacturers.
Contact: Maria Dolgetta
Director of Public Relations
SOURCE Iconix Brand Group Inc.
/CONTACT: Maria Dolgetta, Director of Public Relations, +1-212-819-2084 /
/Web site: http://iconixbrand.com /
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