The designer thanked his team, his family and WWD for the honor and support.
Net sales dipped 1.4 percent to $160 million in the quarter compared to net sales of $162.2 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2016.
In the merger transaction, a newly formed Platinum Equity affiliate merged with and into ITG.
Chandler has served on the Milliken board for 14 years and as its chairman for the past five years.
Most of the island nation’s apparel factories are located in the north, while the storm’s major impact was on the western tip.
Denim made with Coolmax EcoMade is breathable and moisture wicking, and made primarily from recycled plastic bottles.