Managing the Transition

Karr, Arnold J.
April 2006
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/3/2006, Vol. 191 Issue 70, p14
Trade Publication
The article examines the appointment of CEO from other industries into the clothing industry in the U.S. A high degree of executive transferability from the food, consumer electronics and other sectors as of April 3, 2006 is observed by Kenneth Wasik, director of the consumer products group for the Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin. Problems in a company or resignation of a long-time executive are cited as the reasons behind the executive transfer. The brand name of Maindenform Brands Inc. is claimed by vice chairman and CEO Thomas Ward as his reason for transferring.


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