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ZACHARY PRELL Appoints Chuck Lucia as President to Lead Expansion of Men’s Sportswear Brand


July 8, 2015
By PRN NewsWire

NEW YORK, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — ZACHARY PRELL, a contemporary sportswear brand for men, announced today that it has named Chuck Lucia as President, effective July 13, 2015. In this newly-created role, Mr. Lucia will oversee the continued development and expansion of ZACHARY PRELL. He will be responsible for all operations and growth initiatives, including domestic and international wholesale sales distribution, e-commerce, licensing and the establishment of company-owned retail locations.

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Mr. Lucia is a leading apparel executive who brings twenty-five years of menswear industry experience to ZACHARY PRELL. Most recently, Mr. Lucia held the position of Senior Vice President, North America Sales at Hugo Boss USA, where he grew wholesale revenue exponentially, managed a team of nearly sixty employees and was instrumental in product development and label extensions. Mr. Lucia was employed by Hugo Boss USA for the past seventeen years in increasingly senior sales positions and played an integral role in it becoming a household name in the menswear market throughout the United States and Canada.

Zachary Prell, the brand’s Founder, stated, “We’re thrilled to have Chuck Lucia join ZACHARY PRELL as our new President. He brings a wealth of sales experience, key industry relationships and product expertise across the sportswear, furnishings and clothing market segments. He’s a proven business-builder and accomplished leader with a demonstrated track record of success. On a personal level, I’ve been impressed by his loyalty, strong character and tremendous respect that he engenders from the retail community. On behalf of our entire organization, I want to welcome Chuck to ZACHARY PRELL.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Lucia added, “I’m excited to join ZACHARY PRELL as its new President at this pivotal moment in the brand’s development. I think the Company is poised for significant growth across all categories within the menswear market and look forward to the unique opportunity to build this brand and collaborate with the entire ZACHARY PRELL team.”

About ZACHARY PRELL

ZACHARY PRELL manufactures, markets and sells an innovative collection of contemporary sportswear for men that embodies the fundamental principles of modern fit, clean silhouettes, quality craftsmanship and enduring style. The brand initially reimagined the men’s sport shirt in exclusive European fabrics cut for an active, urban lifestyle and quickly expanded to include a complete range of effortless, everyday luxe essentials. The brand is available in about 200 points of distribution throughout the United States, including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue as well as leading specialty retailers such as Boyds in Philadelphia, GARYS in Newport Beach and Garmany in Red Bank, New Jersey. The Company is headquartered in New York City and showcases and sells its full lifestyle collection at zacharyprell.com.

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CONTACT: David Gruning, Vice President of Marketing, ZACHARY PRELL, 26Mercer Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10013, Tel: (212) 575-5660,dg@zacharyprell.com, or Maggie Long, Senior Account Manager, LINDA GAUNTCOMMUNICATIONS, 72 Madison Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10016, Tel:(212) 810-2894, maggie@lindagaunt.com

Web site: http://zacharyprell.com/