• TRAUB RESIGNS BOARD POST: Marvin Traub, an investor and consultant and former chairman and chief executive officer of Bloomingdale’s, has resigned as a director of NexCen Brands Inc., the brand management firm said Friday. Traub was elected director of NexCen in May 2007. David Oros, chairman of NexCen, said, “Marvin brought to the company’s board a wealth of experience and insight, especially with respect to the retail and consumer goods sector. We are grateful for his sage counsel throughout his tenure and in connection with the company’s exit from its retail licensing businesses.” NexCen sold its Waverly home brand to Iconix Brand Group Inc. and is shopping the Bill Blass brand.
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