Xcel Brands Announces Name of Wholesale Apparel President
NEW YORK, June 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Xcel brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: XELB), a consumer media and products company engaged in the design, production, marketing, wholesale and direct-to-consumer sale of clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, housewares and other branded consumer products, announced today heather bogen will join the company as President of Wholesale Apparel. Bogen will support Xcel Brands’ successful acquisition of vibrant lifestyle brands through its extensive expertise in the fashion industry.
Bogen joins Xcel Brands with a proven track record of working in the apparel industry as a practical leader and sales-focused strategist. During his career, Bogen has held leadership positions in global companies such as G-III Apparel Group, LVMH, Jones Apparel Group, Donna Karen and Isaac mizrahi. She has been recognized for consistently driving sales, increasing profit margins and developing successful business plans.
“We are delighted to welcome Heather to Xcel Brands as she brings nearly 30 years of highly relevant wholesale apparel expertise,” said Robert W. D’Loren, President and CEO of Xcel Brands . “Heather is a great leader and will be a great addition to the team as we continue to propel our fashion and apparel business forward.”
Bogen aims to exponentially increase wholesale sales at Xcel Brands as President of Wholesale Apparel by drawing on her past experience in retail and apparel. She strives to implement innovative solutions for the Xcel brands to maximize sales opportunities.
“I am honored to join Xcel Brands as President of Apparel Wholesale. I was drawn to the progressive nature and leadership of the company, its rapid growth and its inclusive outlook in the apparel business, ”said heather bogen, president of wholesale apparel for Xcel Brands. “I look forward to working with Robert and the management team to support the company and its list of impressive brands.”
Bogen will report directly to Robert W. D’Loren, President and CEO of Xcel Brands, effective today, June 1, 2021.
About the Xcel brands
Xcel Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: XELB) is a multimedia and consumer products company engaged in the design, production, marketing, wholesale and direct-to-consumer sale of clothing, footwear, accessories, jewelry, merchandise. home and other branded products and the acquisition of dynamic consumer lifestyle brands. Xcel was founded by Robert W. D’Loren in 2011 with the goal of reinventing shopping, entertainment and social activities. Xcel owns the Isaac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka, Halston and C. Wonder brands, and owns and manages the Longaberger brand through its controlling interest in Longaberger Licensing LLC, pioneering a ubiquitous sales strategy that includes the promotion and sale of products under its brands. through interactive television, physical retail, e-commerce and peer to peer channels. Based in New York, Xcel Brands is led by a management team with significant experience in production, merchandising, design, marketing, retail and licensing, and a proven track record of success in improving branded consumer products companies. With an experienced team of professionals focused on design, production and digital marketing, Xcel maintains quality control and product promotion across all of its product categories and distribution channels. Xcel sets itself apart by its design. www.xcelbrands.com
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