Malcolm Robinson Exits Role as Maidenform President

He oversaw the brand's domestic sales, marketing, design, product development and direct-to-consumer business.

Malcolm Robinson has left Maidenform Brands Inc. as company president, a post he has held since November 2011.

Robinson, who oversaw Maidenform’s domestic sales, marketing, design, product development and direct-to-consumer business for the Maidenform brand, could not be reached Tuesday.

Maurice Reznik, chief executive officer of Maidenform, described Robinson’s departure as “amicable.”

“Stuff happens…but it was really very amicable.…He really wanted to pursue other opportunities,” said Reznik.

Regarding a successor, Reznik said, “We currently have some candidates. It’s definitely a position we are going to fill.”

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Before Robinson joined the company, the position of Maidenform president had been vacant since July 2008. A 25-year veteran of the retail and fashion apparel industry, Robinson had served as group president of the wholesale sportswear division at Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (now PVH Corp.) since 2000, where he was responsible for the Izod, Arrow, Van Heusen, Timberland and Geoffrey Beene brands. From 1993 to 1999, he served as executive vice president of Gant Corp., a men’s and women’s sportswear and accessories specialist, and was executive vice president of sales, merchandising and licensing at Regatta Sport Inc. for six years.