Ms. Granoff has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a director since May 2012, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 2014.
Ms. Granoff also served as Chief Executive Officer of Kellwood Holding Corp. from May 2012 until November 2013, prior to our initial public offering and related restructuring transactions.
Previously, Ms. Granoff served as Chief Executive Officer of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. from 2008 until 2011.
Prior to that, Ms. Granoff
served as Executive Vice President of Liz Claiborne Inc.
had global responsibility for Juicy Couture, Lucky Brand Jeans, Kate Spade and the company’s e-commerce and outlet businesses.
Prior to joining Liz Claiborne, Ms. Granoff was President and Chief Operating Officer of Victoria’s Secret Beauty, a division of Limited Brands, where she worked from 1999 to 2006.
From 1990 to 1999, Ms. Granoff held various executive positions at The Estée Lauder Companies.
Ms. Granoff is a member of the boards of directors of Demandware and the Fashion Institute of Technology Foundation.
brings significant senior leadership, operating and industry experience to the Board of Directors.
Ms. Granoff’s position as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer also allows her to advise the Board of Directors on management’s perspective over a full range of issues affecting the Company.
Ms. Granoff serves as both our Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Under our amended and restated certificate of incorporation, until such time as the Sun Entities cease to beneficially own 30% or more of the voting power of our then outstanding capital stock entitled to vote generally in the election of directors, Sun Cardinal
, an affiliate of Sun Capital, has the right to designate the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
was designated as the Chairman of the Board of Directors by Sun Cardinal
in April 2014.
See “Board of Directors and Corporate Governance—Continuing Directors—Jill Granoff” for Ms. Granoff’s biography.