Cherokee Global Brands, a global brand marketing platform that manages a portfolio of fashion and lifestyle brands including Tony Hawk Signature Apparel and Hawk Brands, Liz Lange, Everyday California, Sideout, Hi-Tec, Magnum, and 50 Peaks, today announced that the company has appointed current director Evan Hengel to Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Hengel has served as a member of the company’s board since October 2018 and brings more than 12 years of experience navigating financial, operational, and transactional processes. Since 2017, he has served as a managing director at the Berkeley Research Group. Hengel has considerable experience guiding management, boards of directors, and other stakeholders as both an advisor and interim executive. His clients include companies operating in the apparel and consumer products industries, as well as healthcare, manufacturing, technology and entertainment. Mr. Hengel received a B.S. with honors from the University of Kansas.
“Evan’s extensive business and financial experience, including with M&A and restructuring in the apparel and consumer products spaces, has already brought significant contributions to our Board,” said Henry Stupp, chief executive officer of Cherokee Global Brands. “I look forward to working even more closely with Evan and the entire management team as we continue to focus on positioning Cherokee for long-term financial and operational stability.” 0 L