American Apparel adds Liz Claiborne vet to board

American Apparel has named former Liz Claiborne CEO Paul Charron as chairman to help steer the company following its emergence from bankruptcy. 

       Paul Charron

As chairman, Charron will be joined on the new board by two other apparel industry vets, according to Bloomberg. Susan Davidson, also a Liz Claiborne vet, currently runs Scoop boutiques and the Zac Posen design house. Bruce Fetter is CEO of St. John.

This rounds out the seven-person board, which includes CEO Paula Schneider. She took that position after the ouster of American Apparel founder Dov Charney.

American Apparel emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a private company after successfully implementing a reorganization plan.

For more:
-See this Bloomberg article

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