Andy & Evan Appoints New Executive Vice President of Sales & Merchandising
Andy & Evan Industries, Inc. Appoints New Executive Vice President of Sales & Merchandising
New York City, November, 24 2015- Andy & Evan Industries, Inc. (www.andyandevan.com) announced today that Isaac Maleh has joined the company to further develop their growing portfolio of wholesale accounts, cultivate new product categories and explore licensing opportunities. Isaac Maleh comes with a wealth of experience within the children’s apparel industry. Isaac spent over 10 years at Weeplay, a NYC based leader in children’s apparel, as Vice President managing both licensed brands such as Woolrich, Hello Kitty, Penguin, And Carters, as well as several owned and private label brands. Most recently he was the President of Flyers Group USA; a subsidiary of the London based childrenswear company, Flyers Group PLC, overseeing the development and growth of the Ben Sherman and French Connection brands for all of North, Central, and South America.
Isaac joins Andy & Evan Industries, Inc. as an Executive Vice President of Sales & Merchandising to build-upon Andy & Evan’s success as a manufacturer in the children’s apparel industry. Isaac comments "As someone who's been in the wholesale kid’s arena for over 15 years, I've watched and admired how Andy and Evan Industries has grown organically, and really carved out their own unique segment in the ever challenging children's business. I couldn't be more excited to finally join their dynamic team, and I look forward to using my experience to compliment and add value to the amazing business they've created thus far.”
Evan Hakalir, Partner & Co-Founder said “Expanding our presence in the children’s apparel market is a natural step for our company, which serves as a childrenswear supplier for many major retailers, e-tailers, specialty stores, and boutiques. Isaac is a really talented guy with a lot of vision, and know-how. He’s the full, and somewhat rare, package in our industry having both a deep rooted expertise in sales, marketing, merchandising, licensing, sourcing and production, while being nimble, tech savvy, and ready to challenge the status quo [a philosophy he shares with the company founders]. We couldn’t be more excited about having him join our dynamic team and help lead our company, and the entire retail landscape for that matter, to the next frontier.” Jonathan Perl, Partner & Co-Founder also commented ”We’re very excited about the future of this company. We have had a lot of success thus far, and with Isaac on board we are poised to do even greater things and expand upon our capabilities. The best team in the children’s apparel arena, just got even better.”