New Man in Irvine: St. John Taps Glenn McMahon as CEO

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After a 16-month search, St. John has found a new chief executive officer. Glenn McMahon, currently president of Dolce & Gabbana USA, has been tapped to head the $400 million Irvine, Calif.-based company, effective Sept. 1.

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