Bob Denton has been promoted to president of Oxxford Clothes, a division of Individualized Apparel Group. Formerly sales director for the upscale clothing company, Denton has been with Oxxford since last year. Before that, he had held management positions at Ermenegildo Zegna and Robert Talbott. He began his career as a buyer at Norton Ditto in Houston. He will be based in Dallas. The post of president has been vacant since 2010 when Mike Cohen resigned to join Hickey Freeman and the duties have been handled by Joe Blair, IAG’s president.
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In addition, Jay Myers, formerly the vice president of sales for IAG’s Measure Up division, a custom shirt business based in Lafayette, Tenn., has been promoted to the newly created role of president. Myers started at IAG as Southeast sales manager in 2006 and became vice president of sales for Measure Up in 2010. He will be based in Atlanta.
Dana Dean, who has been with IAG since 2008, has been promoted to vice president of sales for Gitman shirts and neckwear. Prior to joining the company, Dean was with Nordstrom. He will be based in Atlanta.
And Sara Hutchison, who is responsible for the company’s Gitman-Corbin Northeast and showroom sales, has added the role of marketing director of Gitman-Corbin Ready Made.
All four executives report to Blair. “At IAG we believe you don’t build a business, you build people and people build the business. I am confident that these are the right people to build our businesses into the future.”