Authentic Brands Group has appointed Javier Brandwain to the new role of managing director of Latin America and the Caribbean where he will lead the expansion of ABG operations.
Based in Montevideo, Uruguay, Brandwain will develop and manage all of the company’s Latin American and Caribbean activities including strategic licensing relationships, direct-to-retail opportunities and joint venture partnerships.
Javier Brandwain brings 20 years of experience to ABG, having previously held senior level positions at Calvin Klein, Givenchy and Nautica.
ABG chairman and chief executive officer Jamie Salter commented on the appointment: “As we grow our global footprint it is essential that we enlist strong talent to support our international growth strategy. Javier brings a powerful skillset and expertise to our ever-growing team. We are excited to welcome him to the ABG family and look forward to having Javier further ABG’s brand portfolio reach in Latin America and the Caribbean.”
Authentic Brands Group LLC is a New York-based company that provides brand development and licensing services, with a portfolio that includes apparel, sporting goods, action sports, home, celebrity, entertainment, and consumer electronics segments. Among the brands it licenses are the estate of Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Juicy Couture, Judith Leiber, Prince, Tapout and Muhammad Ali.