Philip H. Kowalczyk will join the Robert Allen Group as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective November 1. Jeff Cordover, acting CEO and Chairman since June 2010, will become the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company.
The move follows the company's recent equity investment from Altamont Capital Partners intended to build the brand's success as a resource to the trade.
Philip Kowalczyk Photo by J. Craig Shearman.
Kowalczyk has over 25 years of business experience with a track record of growth and profitability in beauty and fashion industries with a background in retailing, brand management and management consulting.
His most recent position was President of The Body Shop. He has previously served as CEO of Talbots and President of J. Jill Group, responsible for operations, direct marketing, strategic planning, international, information systems, and sourcing and manufacturing. He was Managing Director of North America Division of Kurt Salmon Associates, the global management consulting firm, as well as Federated Department Stores.
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