NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ICON) ("Iconix" or the "Company"), today announced the promotion of
three executives from within the Company.
Lanie Pilnock has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Brand
Management. Before joining Iconix, Pilnock was at Target and, most recently,
Trend Manager at Marshall Fields for Women's Ready-to-Wear, in the Junior and
Dress Divisions. Ms. Pilnock has been at Iconix for the last four years
directing trend and fashion as well as brand management for the Company.
Yehuda Shmidman has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Business
Development. Mr. Shmidman has been at Iconix over two years and his
responsibilities include sourcing new licensees and supporting the acquisition
team in seeking out new brands. His previous experience includes positions at
licensing agencies where he was involved in direct-to-retail brands including
Isaac Mizrahi at Target and Merch Vintage Rock at K-mart.
Gary Klein has been promoted to Vice President, Finance. Mr. Klein has
been with Iconix over two years and is responsible for financial planning,
reporting and analysis as well as supporting the Company's acquisition
efforts. Before joining Iconix, Mr. Klein was the Director, Financial Planning
and Analysis at TV Guide Publishing Group. He was also a Senior Finance
Manager at Columbia House.
Neil Cole, Chairman and CEO of Iconix Brand Group, stated, "I am pleased
to announce the promotion of these three talented and dedicated executives.
Their hard work has been a big part of our success and I am excited to see
them elevated to roles where they can make an even more significant
contribution going forward."
About Iconix Brand Group, Inc.:
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), MUDD (R), LONDON FOG (R),
MOSSIMO (R), OCEAN PACIFIC (R), OP (R), DANSKIN (R), ROCA WEAR(R), CANNON (R),
ROYAL VELVET (R), FIELDCREST (R), CHARISMA (R) and STARTER (R). The Company
licenses it 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 around the world. Iconix, through its in-
house advertising, promotion and public relations agency, markets its brands
to continually drive greater consumer awareness and equity.
Contact: Maria Dolgetta
Public Relations Director
SOURCE Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
/CONTACT: Maria Dolgetta, Public Relations Director of Iconix Brand
Group, Inc., +1-212-819-2084/
/Web site: http://iconixbrand.com /
CO: Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
ST: New York
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