Feb 20, 2015
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Kenneth Cole Names Marc Schneider As New CEO

Feb 20, 2015

Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. on Thursday announced that it has appointed Marc Schneider to be the company's new Chief Executive Officer.

Kenneth Cole Fall-Winter 2013/14 New York Fashion Week | Photo: PixelFormula

Taking up the position on 23 February, Mr. Schneider will report to Mr. Cole, who said, "Over the last year we have been working on transformative initiatives to better position the company for future global growth. Marc's vast background and success in all facets of the apparel, footwear and accessories businesses will be instrumental in navigating this journey, and I'm thrilled to welcome and partner with him as our new CEO."

Schneider has racked up experience at PVH, Timberland and Macy’s, among others, over his 30 years+ career, and will join Kenneth Cole as company CEO to oversee the retail, outlet, e-commerce, international, licensing, and wholesale businesses.

Schneider commented, "I am excited to partner with Kenneth, someone I've personally and professionally respected for many years. This is also a great opportunity to collaborate with the retailers, the licensing partners, and the entire Kenneth Cole team for the journey ahead. The brand has such rich heritage, and tremendous global potential, and I look forward to getting started."


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