NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) ("Sequential" or the "Company"), today announced the appointment of leading brand strategist Jameel Spencer as Chief Marketing Officer reporting directly to CEO Yehuda Shmidman.
"I'm honored and excited to be working with Yehuda and the management team to take Sequential's brand portfolio to the next level. I am confident that my background and experiences will add significantly to the platform," said Jameel Spencer.Most recently, Mr. Spencer served as EVP of Global Marketing at Iconix Brand Group, which purchased the Rocawear brand in 2007. Spencer was directly responsible for the marketing efforts of Rocawear, Artful Dodger, Starter, Starter Black, Ocean Pacific, Umbro, Zoo York, Sharper Image, Billionaire Boys Club, ICECREAM, Ed Hardy, Ecko, Marc Ecko Cut & Sew, Modern Amusement, and Roc Nation. Mr. Spencer began his career in media with sales and marketing director positions at Vanguard Media, Vibe and Blaze magazines. He graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Marketing and is a member of Crain's prestigious "40 Under 40" list. ABOUT SEQUENTIAL BRANDS GROUP, INC. Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands that presently include William Rast®, People's Liberation®, DVS®, Heelys®, Caribbean Joe®, Ellen Tracy®, Revo® and The Franklin Mint®. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and in certain international territories. For more information, please visit Sequential's corporate website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com . To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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