Thom Browne has tapped Josh Sparks as president and chief executive officer, succeeding Tom Becker, who exited the company in April. The designer men’s wear firm has also completed the first stage of a recapitalization plan, selling a minority share to Japan-based Cross Company, a manufacturer and specialty retailer.
Sparks was previously a vice president at the corporate advisory business of HL Group, a New York-based communications and strategic planning agency. Among his clients was Thom Browne, for whom he helped finalize the deal with Cross Company. Sparks’ first day is July 16.
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