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Manhattan Beachwear Names New CEO

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Kevin F. Mahoney Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Manhattan Beachwear

Cypress, CA August 2016 – Kevin F. Mahoney has been named Chief Executive Officer of Manhattan Beachwear, a designer and manufacturer of women’s swimwear, activewear and resortwear.

Mahoney has a proven track record of being a talented leader with the ability to grow brands across multiple channels of distribution.  Prior to joining Manhattan Beachwear, Mahoney served in Chief Executive Officer and Presidential roles with a number of wholesale and retail apparel firms including Big Strike, a wholesaler and retailer of numerous brands including Cynthia Vincent, Halo, Heart Soul, Workshop; NYDJ, a wholesaler and retailer of women’s fit solution bottoms and tops; Hartstrings, a collection wholesaler and retailer of better children’s clothing; Chaps Ralph Lauren, a wholesaler of men’s sportswear, denim, golf and active collections; The Arrow Shirt Company, a wholesaler and retailer of men’s dress shirts and sportswear.

Mahoney, who joined the company recently stated “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.  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.”

About Manhattan Beachwear

Manhattan Beachwear ranks among the world’s largest providers of women’s swimwear serving retailers from Mass Merchants to Luxury channels.  The company supplies a portfolio of growing proprietary brands including La Blanca, Maxine, 24th & Ocean, Bikini Lab, 2 Bamboo, Green Dragon and Pink Lotus.  Licensed brands include Polo Ralph Lauren, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Chaps, Trina Turk, Trina Turk Recreation, Nanette Lepore, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Hobie, Lucky, Sperry.  Manhattan Beachwear also is in private brand partnerships with some of the largest retailers in the world.  Manhattan Beachwear is heaquartered in Cypress, CA.  For more information , please visit www.mbwswim.com

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