G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. hired Dana Perlman as chief growth and operations officer, effective January 8, 2024. Most recently, Perlman spent over ten years working at PVH Corp.
In this newly created role, Perlman will draw on her over 20-year apparel, strategy and finance career to drive innovation, optimize operations and identify new opportunities for G-III. As part of the company’s leadership team, Perlman will oversee Strategy, Finance, Communications, IT, and other Operating functions.
At PVH, Perlman was, most recently, chief strategy officer, leading global business strategy and development, treasury and communications and investor relations.
G-III CEO Morris Goldfarb said, “As we focus on new opportunities to evolve our business, I am pleased to welcome Dana to G-III. With impressive experience and a strong track record of success leading strategy, finance and business development, she brings a wealth of industry expertise and is well-equipped to support our plans. The executive team and I are excited to work closely with Dana to drive our ambitious growth agenda forward.”
Perlman said, “G-III is an unparalleled leader in the apparel industry with a reputation for delivering and an eye towards the future. I look forward to working with Morris and the entire team to further enhance the company’s strategy and financial and operating performance, as well as advance its competitive position for the future. Having worked as an industry partner with G-III over the last decade, I have admired what G-III has built, from its brands and operations to its strong retail relationships. I am excited to see what we will accomplish together.”
Before PVH, Perlman held several roles in investment banking retail groups at Barclays Capital, Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse First Boston.
G-III’s four major brands are DKNY/Donna Karan, Karl Lagerfeld, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger. G-III’s owned brands include DKNY, Donna Karan, Karl Lagerfeld, Vilebrequin, G.H. Bass, Eliza J, Jessica Howard, Andrew Marc, Marc New York, Wilsons Leather and Sonia Rykiel. G-III has fashion licenses under the Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, Halston, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Guess?, Vince Camuto, Levi’s, Dockers and Champion brands.
G-III has licenses with the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League, and over 150 U.S. colleges and universities through its team sports business.
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