Iconix Appoints CFO

Iconix Appoints CFO

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. appointed John T. McClain as the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective February 11.

On January 22, Jeffrey Wood, the company’s interim chief financial officer notified the company of his intention to resign in order to pursue another business opportunity. The company and Wood have agreed to make such resignation effective as of February 1. Wood’s resignation was not due to any disagreement with the company on any matter relating to the company’s operations, policies or practices.

Last October, Wood, then the company’s senior vice president of accounting, tax and treasurer, became interim CFO after
David Jones resigned to pursue another business opportunity.

McClain, 57, served as the chief financial officer of The Jones Group Inc., formerly Jones Apparel Group, a $4 billion leading global designer, marketer and wholesaler of over 25 brands with product expertise in apparel, footwear, jeanswear, jewelry and handbags, from July 2007 until the sale of Jones to Sycamore Partners in April 2014. From April 2014 to October 2015, he served as a senior advisor to Sycamore Partners.

From November 2015 until September 2016, he served as chief financial officer of Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences.

Iconix Brand Group Inc.’s brands include: Candie’s, Bongo, Joe Boxer, Rampage, Mudd, Mossimo, London Fog, Ocean Pacific, Danskin, Rocawear, Cannon, Royal Velvet, Fieldcrest, Charisma, Starter, Waverly, Zoo York, Umbro, Lee Cooper, Ecko Unltd., Marc Ecko, Artful Dodger, and Hydraulic. In addition, Iconix owns interests in the Material Girl, Ed Hardy, Truth Or Dare, Modern Amusement, Buffalo and Pony. The company licenses its brands to a network of retailers and manufacturers.