Luxury Women's Apparel Leader, Carlisle Etcetera, Announces New Chief

Terrence Moorehead to join Carlisle Etcetera, LLC as Chief Executive Officer

Nov 02, 2015, 08:00 ET from Carlisle Etcetera LLC

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlisle Etcetera LLC, a leader in the woman's luxury apparel segment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Terrence Moorehead as Chief Executive Officer effective November 2, 2015.

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Mr. Moorehead brings over 25 years of experience in beauty and fashion and is a proven leader with a track record of delivering results.  His experience transforming businesses across multiple regions and categories is integral to the company's strategy to expand the business and strengthen their leadership position in the women's luxury apparel and accessories market.

Known for creating growth strategies that "broaden horizons", Mr. Moorehead will focus on contemporizing the business and bringing a sense of personal renewal to the brand.  "I am very excited to join the team at Carlisle Etcetera and to serve as CEO.  The company has a rich history of winning with consumers, with over 30 years of excellence, and I believe the power of the company and its brands offers tremendous potential." said Moorehead.  "I'm honored to have the opportunity to lead this exceptional team and transform the business for the 21st century.  In the short-term, we'll focus on expanding distribution and competing more aggressively in the market.  New business development may make sense longer-term, but for now, we'll concentrate on strengthening our consumer focus and repositioning our brands to drive growth."

Mr. Moorehead joins Carlisle Etcetera from the European beauty house, Dana, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer.  He led Dana's transformation and rejuvenated the company with an improved consumer focus that emphasized strengthening brands, improving new product innovation, and streamlining costs.  Prior to Dana, Mr. Moorehead was a Senior Executive at Avon, serving as President and CEO in several of the company's international markets, including Italy, Canada, and Japan.  He was also a Management Consultant with the international consulting firm, Booz, Allen & Hamilton.

A native New Yorker, Mr. Moorehead received a BA in Economics and Marketing from Boston College and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Columbia Business School.

Carlisle Etcetera LLC is owned by Hong Kong based Royal Spirit Group, a leading premium apparel supplier that serves luxury life-style fashion brands and upscale retailers. The Group's portfolio includes well-known brands such as TONI, Relaxed by TONI, ROSNER, PUBLIC and WAPPEN along with the men's shirt label DESOTO in Europe as well as DEMCO VINA, a market leader in complex denim production and washes and Deutsche Bekleidungswerke for high-end fashion production in Vietnam.

For more information: Contact: Anita Van Der Linden, Director of Marketing, (212) 246-2555 ext. 3403

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