StoreBound Names New President

Previously De Stefano headed Dansk, Donna Karan/DKNY Lenox and Michael Wainwright brands
September 6, 2016David Gill

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NEW YORK-Former Lenox executive Glenn De Stefano was named president of StoreBound, the developer of branded housewares.

De Stefano is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, and reports to Evan Dash, founder and CEO, who retains his oversight of the company’s overall strategic direction. He succeeds Shaun MacKenzie who left the company.

“Glenn is an accomplished leader in the global luxury consumer goods market and architect of innovative new businesses and brand reinventions that have delivered strong results,” Dash said. “He has strong retail merchandising roots combined with a great balance of creativity and business acumen.”

Prior to joining StoreBound, De Stefano was Lenox’s division president, responsible for the tabletop and giftware manufacturer’s Dansk, Donna Karan/DKNY Lenox, Food & Wine, and Michael Wainwright brands. He began his career holding buying and planning positions for Macy’s East, and joined Lenox in 2000.

From 2000 to 2008, De Stefano held a number of positions at Lenox, rising eventually to vice president and general manager of the Lenox and Kate Spade brands. He left the company in 2009 to become president of Rosenthal USA, the subsidiary of the Germany-based tabletop company. He returned to Lenox in 2010 in his most recent role with the company.

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor
dgill@hfnmag.com

David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.

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