Elmau, a prominent licensing house based in Canada, has recently announced the appointment of Jeffrey M Clair as their new Executive Vice-President of Sales, North America. In this significant role, Clair will assume the responsibility of driving the growth of licensed branded clothing lines, with a particular focus on the renowned British brand, Kangol.

Kangol, originally recognized for its exceptional hats since its establishment in the 1930s, has gradually expanded and diversified its offerings to include a comprehensive streetwear collection. Since 2006, the brand has been under the ownership of Frasers Group (formerly Sports Direct), elevating its presence and expanding its influence in the fashion industry.

As the Executive Vice-President of Sales, North America, Jeffrey M Clair will play a crucial role in overseeing the expansion and development of the Kangol business across the United States. His main objective will be to identify and seize new business opportunities, ensuring the brand’s sustained growth and market presence.

Elmau highlighted Clair’s vast experience as a sales leader in the apparel and accessories industry, further solidifying their confidence in his ability to contribute to the growth and success of the Kangol brand in North America. Clair has previously held esteemed positions such as Executive VP for Global Sales at the Bollman Hat Company, Senior VP of Sales at Russell Newman Brands, VP of New Business Development at the Carole Hochman Design Group, and Division Sales VP at Hanesbrands. Additionally, he has operated his own successful consulting company, ClairVoyant Consulting.

Elmau prides itself on its expertise in wholesale licensing, specializing in sports, entertainment, and branding licenses. With Clair’s extensive background and deep industry knowledge, Elmau is optimistic about his ability to make significant contributions to the growth and success of the Kangol brand in North America.

Useful Links:
– Kangol official website: https://www.kangol.com/
– Elmau Licensing: https://www.elmaulicensing.com/