Apparel industry veteran joins Marquee Brands leadership team

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Heath Golden has been named chief commercial and strategy officer of Marquee Brands.

Marquee Brands is expanding its senior leadership team with its first chief commercial, strategy officer.

The parent company of Motherhood Maternity,A Pea in the Pod, Martha Stewart and other brands has appointed Heath Golden as chief commercial and strategy officer, effective April 18. It’s a newly created role at the brand acquisitions company.

Prior to joining Marquee, Golden served as executive VP, chief financial & strategy officer of Randa Apparel & Accessories. Before that, he was executive VP, chief strategy officer of RAA, spearheading the acquisitions of the Haggar and Tribal brands, and a significant ownership stake in Moss Bros., a leading men's formalwear retailer in the U.K.

Before Randa, Heath was president, Americas for Bendon Group, an intimates company based in Sydney, Australia, where he more than doubled the size of the U.S. business. According to Marquee, his achievements include conceiving and launching Heidi Klum Intimates into Macy's, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales, re-launching Frederick's of Hollywood as an online pureplay, and expanding the distribution of Stella McCartney Lingerie. Golden also served as president and CEO of Hampshire Group, Limited, from 2009 to 2013.

Marquee Brands is a leading global brand owner, marketer, and media company. Owned by investor funds managed by Neuberger Berman, a leading employee-owned investment managers, Marquee Brands’ portfolio includes Martha Stewart, The BCBG Group, Ben Sherman, Dakine, Sur La Table, Body Glove, Emeril Lagasse, Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in a Pod, and Bruno Magli.