WELCOME ABOARD: Irvine, Calif.-based Z Supply Inc. named Heidi Muther chief operating officer as the company aims for big revenue growth this year.
Muther comes to the company after having served as senior vice president of St. John Knits Inc.’s outlet and off-price division. She’s also held posts at a number of other industry companies, including vice president of retail at Billabong, vice president of men’s/young men’s at Ross Stores and 10 years at Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. in various positions.
Muther joins the company as it looks to double revenue this year to an estimated $24 million. She reports to co-owner Greg Garrett.
Z Supply, which was founded in 2013, owns a stable of brands that includes Black Swan, White Crow, Others Follow and its namesake basics line. The brands run the gamut from contemporary to young contemporary with distribution that ranges from Ron Herman and M. Fredric to Tilly’s and No Rest for Bridget. Additional labels are also in the works.