Iconix Brand Group Announces Hiring of John Haugh as CEO
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —
- Mr. Haugh will become CEO on April 1, 2016
- Peter Cuneo transitioning to Executive Chairman on April 1, 2016
The Board of Directors of Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON) (“Iconix” or the “Company”) today announced that John N. Haugh has been appointed President and a member of the Board of Directors effective February 23, 2016. Mr. Haugh will become Chief Executive Officer of Iconix on April 1, 2016. At that time, Interim CEO Peter Cuneo will transition to Executive Chairman of the Iconix Board.
Mr. Haugh is a proven executive with more than 30 years of experience leading premier global brands and retail businesses at highly respected companies, including Luxottica S.p.A., Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. and Mars, Inc. In his role as President of Sun, Luxury and Retail Services for Luxottica Retail, N.A., he led more than 14,000 Sunglass Hut associates; managed the Luxottica and Macy’s, Inc. license operations business; directed the luxury optical business; and managed real estate, design and construction for Luxottica Retail, N.A.
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