John T. McClain has been named chief financial officer of Iconix Brand Group, Inc., effective Feb. 11.
He succeeds David K. Jones who left the firm.
McClain reports to Robert Galvin, chief executive officer, president and a member of the board, who joined in October from Cherokee Inc., where he was chairman.
Most recently, McClain was chief financial officer of Jones Apparel Group, where he worked from 2007 until its sale to Sycamore Partners in 2014. He has also held senior finance roles at Lindblad Expedition Holdings, Inc., Avis Budget Group, Inc., Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and ITT Corp. He also serves on the board of Lands’ End, Inc. and Seritage Growth Properties.
Galvin described McClain as a “transformational cfo” with a strong background in financing and restructuring. “I have known John for more than a decade, and he is a true professional who will be an asset to Iconix,” he said.
Iconix’s brands include Candie’s, Danskin, Buffalo, Joe Boxer, Mossimo, London Fog, Ed Hardy, Rampage, Mudd, Ocean Pacific, Zoo York, Starter, Umbro, and Ecko Unltd.