Oxford Industries, Inc. has promoted Mark Maidment to chief executive officer of its struggling Ben Sherman Group. He succeeds Pan Philippou, who was let go at the end of 2012.
Maidment has been with Ben Sherman since 2002 and served as its creative director since 2005, overseeing the brand’s product design and marketing. He has also been credited with “creating a more modern identity for the Ben Sherman brand, repositioning the brand into more premium channels of distribution and developing more upscale product collections,” the company said. Maidment will report to Oxford’s ceo and president Thomas C. Chubb 3rd.
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