G-III Apparel Group Appoints Dr. Joyce F. Brown to its Board of Directors

by savoystaff

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd., a global fashion leader with expertise in design, sourcing, and manufacturing, announced that at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held today, Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President of the Fashion Institute of Technology has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Morris Goldfarb, G-III’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, Joyce’s understanding of fashion and the evolution of the industry will bring added experience and expertise that will complement our existing Board members and management team. As we look to the future of G-III, I am excited to continue to bring in new perspectives, talent, diversity and ideas that will support our growth.”

Dr. Brown has been President of Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) since 1998. She has had over 40 years of experience in public higher education. Before her position at FIT, she held numerous senior administrative posts at City University of New York (CUNY), including Acting President of Bernard Baruch College and Vice Chancellor of the University. She was professor of Counseling Psychology at the Graduate School and University Center of CUNY, where she is currently a professor emerita. Dr. Brown also served as a New York City Deputy Mayor for Public and Community Affairs during the David Dinkins administration. She served on the Board of Directors of Ralph Lauren Corporation from 2001 to 2020.

With the addition of these three new members, G-III’s Board of Directors which now consists of fourteen members, includes four women and four individuals of diverse backgrounds. In addition, eleven of the fourteen Board members or 79% of the Board of Directors are independent.

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