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Brand & Oppenheimer Names Lizz Gillcrist As Business Development And Marketing Manager

RED BANK, N.J. – August 19, 2014 – Brand & Oppenheimer Co., Inc. (“B&O”), a leading textile converter, announced today the appointment of Lizz Gillcrist as Business Development and Marketing Manager for Protective Fabrics.

Gillcrist comes to B&O with more than seven years of marketing and product management experience. Most recently, she served as Product Specialist in the Advanced Concepts Group for Polartec, LLC in Lawrence, MA. Prior to that, Gillcrist worked for the Stride Rite Corporation.

“We are confident that Lizz’s brand management experience, enthusiasm and working knowledge of fabrics and garments will enable us to better serve our customers,” said Dan Pezold, President and CEO of B&O.

As the Business Development and Marketing Manager, Lizz will be responsible for creating new protective fabric segments, developing a plan to expand protective fabrics globally, as well as educating customers, distributors and end-users on Glen Guard® FR Hi Vis. products.

David Mackney, VP of Protective Fabrics, stated, “I am excited to add a talent like Lizz to the Protective Fabrics team. The energy and passion Lizz brings to the Company will be a key component of our future growth strategy.”

“We’re very pleased to have Lizz join B&O as Business Development and Marketing Manager,” stated Jon Mansfield, Partner of Praesidian Capital. “We appreciate her expertise and focus and know that both will be useful to help spearhead growth for B&O.”



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