HARRISON HONOR: Gilbert W. Harrison, chairman of Financo Inc., will be honored by the UJA-Federation of New York’s Fashion Division at a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. on June 23 at the Mandarin Oriental New York. The event is chaired by chief executive officers Richard Baker of Hudson’s Bay Trading Co., Millard “Mickey” Drexler of J. Crew Group, Morris Goldfarb of G-III Apparel Group, Stephen I. Sadove of Saks Inc. and Stuart Weitzman from the shoe firm bearing his name. Other chairs are Edward Harrison, general partner of Brompton Cross Capital Advisors; William Susman, president of Financo, and Jane Weitzman, executive vice president of Stuart Weitzman. Harrison, a dealmaker and financial adviser in the retail, apparel and consumer goods sectors, is also a founder of the Retail and Apparel Leadership Group of UJA-Federation’s Entertainment, Media & Communication’s Division.
This story first appeared in the June 8, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.