NEW YORK, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON) ("Iconix" or the "Company") announced today the appointment of David K. Jones as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He will report directly to Chief Executive Officer, Neil Cole, and will lead all of the finance and technology functions for the Company.
Mr. Jones joins Iconix after twelve years with Penske Automotive Group (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company. During his tenure, Mr. Jones served as Penske's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as well as Chief Financial Officer of European Operations. Mr. Jones led the international accounting and finance functions, and was responsible for strengthening the company's balance sheet through a series of large transactions. He was involved in all aspects of the business including operations, financial reporting, budgeting, information technology, banking and treasury. Prior to Penske Automotive, Mr. Jones spent 11 years at Andersen LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant.
"I am pleased to welcome David to the Iconix management team," commented Neil Cole, Chief Executive Officer, Iconix Brand Group. "He has proven experience as the CFO of a multi-billion dollar public company, and has the technical, financial, and strategic skills required to successfully lead Iconix as our Chief Financial Officer."
David Jones stated, "I am excited to join Iconix, and to be a part of this dynamic, highly profitable and strong cash generating Company. Neil and the entire Iconix team have built a very successful business and I look forward to working with them to continue to grow the Company's global platform."
About Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands including: CANDIE'S (R), BONGO (R), BADGLEY MISCHKA (R), JOE BOXER (R), RAMPAGE (R), MUDD (R), MOSSIMO (R), LONDON FOG (R), OCEAN PACIFIC (R), DANSKIN (R), ROCAWEAR (R), CANNON (R), ROYAL VELVET (R), FIELDCREST (R), CHARISMA (R), STARTER (R), WAVERLY (R), ZOO YORK (R), SHARPER IMAGE (R), UMBRO (R), LEE COOPER (R), ECKO UNLTD. (R), MARC ECKO (R) and STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE (R). In addition, Iconix owns interests in the ARTFUL DODGER (R), MATERIAL GIRL (R), PEANUTS (R), ED HARDY (R), TRUTH OR DARE (R), BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB (R), ICE CREAM (R), MODERN AMUSEMENT (R), BUFFALO (R), NICK GRAHAM (R) and PONY (R) brands. The Company licenses its brands to a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution from the luxury market to the mass market in both the U.S. and worldwide. Through its in-house business development, merchandising, advertising and public relations departments, Iconix manages its brands to drive greater consumer awareness and equity.
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