Board of Directors

John Haugh

John N. Haugh joined our Board in February 2016. Mr. Haugh was appointed President of Iconix Brand Group, effective February 23, 2016 and became Chief Executive Officer & President of Iconix on April 1, 2016. Mr. Haugh is a proven executive with more than 30 years of experience leading premier global brands and retail businesses. Prior to joining Iconix, he was President of Sun, Luxury and Retail Services for Luxottica Retail, N.A.

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John Haugh

John N. Haugh joined our Board in February 2016.  Mr. Haugh was appointed President of Iconix Brand Group, effective February 23, 2016 and became Chief Executive Officer & President of Iconix on April 1, 2016.

Mr. Haugh is a proven executive with more than 30 years of experience leading premier global brands and retail businesses.  Prior to joining Iconix, he was President of Sun, Luxury and Retail Services for Luxottica Retail, N.A. In this role he led more than 14,000 Sunglass Hut associates; managed the Luxottica and Macy’s, Inc. license operations business; directed the luxury optical business; and managed real estate, design and construction for Luxottica Retail, N.A.  Prior to joining Luxottica in 2011, Mr. Haugh was President of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Before joining Build-A-Bear, he served as President of the Mars Retail Group for Mars, Inc.  Mr. Haugh previously held senior marketing, strategy and sales leadership roles with Payless ShoeSource, Inc., Universal Studios, Inc. and General Mills, Inc.

Mr. Haugh is a member of the board of directors of Aeropostale, Inc. and serves on the Board of Trustees for the International Council of Shopping Centers.  He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Peter Cuneo

Peter Cuneo is a recognized leader in business turnarounds. Since 1983, he has completed seven turnarounds of distressed branded businesses in the global media and consumer products sectors.

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Peter Cuneo

Peter Cuneo is a recognized leader in business turnarounds. Since 1983, he has completed seven turnarounds of distressed branded businesses in the global media and consumer products sectors. From 1999 to 2009, Peter played a lead role in the turnaround of Marvel Entertainment Inc. (NYSE-MVL). As President and CEO, he led Marvel, post bankruptcy, to a prominent position in the entertainment industry. He then served as Vice Chairman of the Board, providing active strategic leadership as Marvel continues to grow into one of the world’s leading entertainment brands. This culminated in its $4.5 billion sale to Disney at the end of 2009. Previously, Peter was President and CEO of Remington Products Company. He joined the company as it was near bankruptcy and, in less than four years, executed a successful turnaround of the business and facilitated its sale to private equity investors. Peter has also served as President of the Security Hardware Group of the Black & Decker Corporation, President of Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Group in Canada and President of the Clairol Personal Care Division. Peter is currently the Managing Principal of Cuneo & Company, LLC, a private investment and management company, in which his sons, Gavin and Colin are partners.

Peter currently sits on the Board of the Foundation for the National Archives in Washington, DC as Co-Head of the Development Committee. Peter served two tours as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and holds a Bachelor of Science in Glass Science (Ceramic Engineering) from Alfred University, where he has served on the Board of Trustees since 1990. Peter recently completed six years as Chairman of Alfred’s Board and was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in 2013. Forbes Magazine called Peter one of the ten best turnaround CEO’s in America.

Drew Cohen

Drew Cohen has served on our Board since April 2004. Since 2007 he has been the President of Music Theatre International, which represents the dramatic performing rights of classic properties, such as “West Side Story” and…

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Drew Cohen

Drew Cohen has served on our Board since April 2004. Since 2007 he has been the President of Music Theatre International, which represents the dramatic performing rights of classic properties, such as “West Side Story” and “Fiddler on the Roof,” and licenses over 50,000 performances a year around the world. Before joining Music Theatre International in September 2002, Mr. Cohen was, from July 2001, the Director of Investments for Big Wave NV, an investment management company, and, prior to that, General Manager for GlassNote Records, an independent record company. Mr. Cohen received a Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University in 1990, his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law School in 1993, and a Masters degree in business administration from Harvard Business School in 2001.

James Marcum

James Marcum has served on our Board since October 2007. Since February 2010, he has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the board of Central Parking Corporation, a nationwide provider of professional parking management.

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James Marcum

James Marcum has served on our Board since October 2007. Since February 2010, he has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the board of Central Parking Corporation, a nationwide provider of professional parking management. From September 2008 to January 2010, Mr. Marcum served as Vice Chairman, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of Circuit City Stores, Inc., a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home office products and entertainment software. Mr. Marcum has served as a member of the board of directors of Circuit City Stores, Inc. since June 2008. Circuit City Stores, Inc. filed for bankruptcy in November 2008. He is a limited partner of Tri-Artisan Capital Partners, LLC, a merchant banking firm, and served as an operating partner and operating executive of Tri-Artisan Capital Partners from 2004 until March 2008. From January 2005 to January 2006, he served in various capacities, including chief executive officer and director, of Ultimate Electronics, Inc., a consumer electronics retailer. Prior thereto, Mr. Marcum has served in various senior executive capacities for a variety of nationwide specialty retailers. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University in accounting and economics in 1980.

Sue Gove

Sue Gove joined our Board in October 2014. Ms. Gove is currently the President of Excelsior Advisors, LLC. Previously, beginning in 2008, Ms. Gove was with Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc., serving in various executive capacities including, most recently, as President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Sue Gove

Sue Gove joined our Board in October 2014. Ms. Gove is currently the President of Excelsior Advisors, LLC. Previously, beginning in 2008, Ms. Gove was with Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc., serving in various executive capacities including, most recently, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior thereto, Ms. Gove worked as an independent consultant, serving clients in specialty retail and private equity. Previously, Ms. Gove was a consultant for Prentice Capital Management, LP and Alvarez and Marsal Business Consulting, LLC. Ms. Gove began her career at Zale Corporation, where she served in various capacities, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and as a director. Ms. Gove has been a director of AutoZone, Inc. since 2005. Ms. Gove received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sanjay Khosla

Sanjay Khosla has served on our Board since September 2016. Mr. Khosla is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of success in transforming international businesses, and has worked and lived in the United States, Europe and Asia.

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Sanjay Khosla

Sanjay Khosla has served on our Board since September 2016. Mr. Khosla is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of success in transforming international businesses, and has worked and lived in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 2013, Mr. Khosla has served as a Senior Fellow at Kellogg Markets and Customers Initiative, Northwestern University and a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm advising on business strategy. Previously, Mr. Khosla was President, Developing Markets of Kraft Foods (now Mondelez International) from January 2007 to March 2013, responsible for 65,000 people in over 60 countries and iconic brands like Cadbury, Oreo, Milka and Trident. Before joining Kraft Foods, Mr. Khosla led the turnaround of the $3 billion consumer business of Fonterra, a global dairy company based in New Zealand. Prior to Fonterra, Mr. Khosla spent 27-years with Unilever based in the UK, Europe and India. Mr. Khosla is also an experienced board director in diverse industries. Mr. Khosla currently serves on the Board of Zoetis Inc. and NIIT Ltd. Previously, he served on the Boards of Hindustan Unilever, Best Buy Inc. and Big Heart Pet Brands. Mr. Khosla received a Bachelor of Technology degree, with honors, from the Indian Institute of Technology in electrical engineering in 1973.

Kristen O’Hara

Kristen O’Hara has served on our Board since September 2016. Ms. O’Hara is a marketing and advertising executive with expertise in social and digital media, as well as data analytics and technology.

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Kristen O’Hara

Kristen O’Hara has served on our Board since September 2016. Ms. O’Hara is a marketing and advertising executive with expertise in social and digital media, as well as data analytics and technology. Ms. O’Hara is the Chief Marketing Officer of Global Media, Time Warner Inc. In this role she drives the marketing strategy and business innovation for the $58 billion media and entertainment company by leveraging consumer insight, data and new technology platforms. Ms. O’Hara joined Time Warner in 2002 as Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Sales Strategy, at Time Inc. Prior to Time Warner, Ms. O’Hara held various leadership positions and spent ten years at Young & Rubicam Inc., driving brand strategy and business development for top advertisers and brands including AT&T, Sony, Yum Brands, Dr Pepper, and 7Up. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of the Holy Cross in English Literature in 1992.

Kenneth Slutsky

Kenneth Slutsky joined our Board in November 2016. Mr. Slutsky has served as Managing Director and a partner at Saybrook Capital since June 2013, and has been an advisory board member there since 2002.

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Kenneth Slutsky

Kenneth Slutsky joined our Board in November 2016. Mr. Slutsky has served as Managing Director and a partner at Saybrook Capital since June 2013, and has been an advisory board member there since 2002. Previously, Mr. Slutsky served in various senior leadership positions including Vice Chairman of Candle Corporation, a provider of systems management software from 1990 to 2000 and senior leadership roles at Casey Company and Kern Oil and Refining Company from 1979 to 1991. Additionally, he has been a member of Wedgewood Corporation’s board of directors since January 2012 and the Axia Holding Corp. board since April 2015. Previously he served on Western Emulsions’ board from January 2012 until the Company was sold in December 2015. Previously, Mr. Slutsky served on an advisory board of Northwest Airlines, the boards of directors of AT Curd Builders and Red Cloud Capital and the board of trustees of The Rand Corporation Center for Middle Eastern Policy. Mr. Slutsky graduated from Bowdoin College, Magna Cum Laude, in 1976 and received a Juris Doctor from Emory University in 1979.