Gary Sims has been named managing director of J. Lindeberg USA by People's Liberation, which sells the brand in the U.S.. From 2001 through June 2007, Mr. Sims held various positions with Ashworth Inc./Callaway Golf Apparel including most recently president. He has also held various sales positions including national sales manager for Tommy Hilfiger USA during the 1990s.
“The golf apparel experience and successful executive track record that Gary Sims brings to J. Lindeberg USA will serve the brand and our company very well,” commented Peoples Liberations chairman and CEO, Colin Dyne. “He has a proven ability to facilitate rapid change and profitability within highly competitive environments. Garys background in management, sales and supply chain development makes him the ideal candidate to lead our ambitious growth plans for J. Lindeberg USA.”
Mr. Sims said, “This opportunity to grow the J. Lindeberg brand in the United States is very exciting. I look forward to achieving great things for this top-of-the-line premium golf and casual apparel brand.”