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Sequential Brands appoints David Conn CEO


Sequential Brands Group Inc., the parent of Avia, And1 and Gaiam, announced that brand executive David Conn has been appointed Director and CEO. Most recently, he served as CEO of ThreeSixty Brands

Conn brings with him over 25 years of experience and vast knowledge in brand management and marketing. Most recently, he served as CEO of ThreeSixty Brands, where he played a significant role in acquiring and relaunching the iconic FAO Schwarz and Sharper Image brands.

"David Conn is an innovative, strategic, and entrepreneurial executive with an established track record of building and transforming businesses with strong global consumer brands. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the retail sector and strong industry relationships, which will be invaluable to Sequential as we embark on this next chapter. I also want to thank President Chad Wagenheim for his leadership during this transition period and look forward to Chad continuing in his role as he now partners with David to drive the business forward”, William Sweedler, Chairman of the Board commented.

David Conn, CEO of Sequential Brands Group, also commented: "I’m thrilled to join Sequential Brands Group. My career has been focused around building and revitalizing brands and I’m excited about the potential of Sequential’s portfolio. I look forward to leading this company during this period of transformation.”

As CEO of ThreeSixty Brands, Conn leveraged his broad expertise to develop a go-to-market strategy for the FAO Schwarz brand that featured scaled distribution with major retailers and a direct-to-consumer rollout including an experiential, award winning, FAO Schwarz NYC flagship store, and an e-commerce platform.

About Sequential Brands

 
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the active and lifestyle categories. Sequential Brands is the parent group of brands Avia, And1 and Gaiam.

Image credits: Jo Szczepanska on Unsplash
 
 
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