Patriarch Partner Exec Steps in as Interim CEO at Croscill/ExCell/Glenoit
Playthings Staff -- Gifts & Dec, September 25, 2010
NEW YORK - In the wake of ceo Barry Leonard's departure from the helm of Croscill/Excell/ Glenoit, Emil Giliotti, managing director of the Consumer Goods Platform for majority stakeholder Patriarch Partners, has been named interim ceo.
"I look forward to continuing to lead these companies with creativity, clarity and commitment. I am passionate about the design, the new product development and especially pleased to be working even more closely with our retail partners," said Giliotti.
Patriarch founder and ceo Lynn Tilton described Giliotti as "the finest operator with whom I have worked, and I have witnessed his magic for many years, and I expect that he will leave his indelible touch on these operations as well. Through his position at Patriarch, Emil has become intimately familiar with all of these companies, and I expect the transition will be seamless. "
The company will search for a permanent ceo, she added.
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