J. Hicks Lanier, who transformed a small men’s and boys’ private label manufacturing firm into one of the country’s leading branded manufacturers, said Monday he will retire as chief executive officer of Oxford Industries Inc. on Dec. 31. He has been with the company for 48 years and ceo for the past 35.
Thomas C. Chubb 3rd, currently president of the $759 million Atlanta-based corporation, will become ceo Jan. 1. Lanier will continue to serve as chairman of the company, which was purchased by his father and uncles in 1941.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"