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Authentic Brands appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Jul 20, 2023 United States
Authentic Brands appoints new Chief Financial Officer
The New York-based brand management company has announced the appointment of Kevin Willis as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
In his new role, Wills is expected to help the company's leadership team generate sustainable, long-term value through financial strategy and performance. He will report to the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ABG Jamie Salter. “Kevin brings a strong track record of guiding strong financial growth across a broad range of public and private companies. His diverse experience makes him uniquely qualified to support Authentic’s expansion and accelerate our brand-building playbook worldwide”, stated Salter.

Most recently, Kevin Wills was CFO and member of the Executive Committee at Pilot Company. Before, he held the same role at some of the world's most recognized luxury and retail companies, including Tapestry and Saks, where he also served in various financial leadership positions over the course of 16 years. In addition, Wills was Managing Director and CFO at the global consulting firm AlixPartners.

“Authentic's track record of growth is outstanding. The company has a robust market position and strong foundation to support its strategic development”, commented the newly appointed CFO. “I am excited about the vast global opportunities that lie ahead and look forward to collaborating with Jamie, the executive team and the entire Finance department to optimize value and benefits for all shareholders”, he concluded.

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