As of Thursday, September 1, 2016
Manhattan Beachwear named Kevin F. Mahoney chief executive officer of the Cypress, Calif.–based company.
Before joining Manhattan Beachwear, Mahoney held executive positions at apparel companies Big Strike, Cynthia Vincent, NYDJ, Hartstrings, Chaps Ralph Lauren and The Arrow Shirt Co. He takes over the CEO position from Allan Colvin, who is stepping down from the job.
“Manhattan Beachwear is a best-in-class leader in women’s swimwear, activewear and resortwear and is well positioned for growth in the near, mid and long term,” Mahoney said in a company statement. “Manhattan Beachwear’s founders have done an outstanding job building the company, and I look forward to applying my core competencies in taking the firm to the next level of sales growth and profitability.”
Manhattan Beachwear designs and manufactures women’s swimwear, activewear and resortwear under the La Blanca, Maxine,24th & Ocean, Bikini Lab, 2 Bamboo, Green Dragon and Pink Lotus labels and holds licensing agreements with Polo Ralph Lauren, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Chaps Ralph Lauren,Trina Turk, Trina Turk Recreation, Nanette Lepore, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Hobie, Lucky and Sperry.