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Iconix Brand Group appoints Peter Cuneo as interim CEO POST Online Media

Iconix Brand Group appoints Peter Cuneo as interim CEO

Staff Writer | New York, N.Y., USA | Monday June 18, 2018 6:09AM ET
Peter CuneoIconix Brand Group, a holder of numerous consumer brands, announced that Peter Cuneo, executive chairman of the board of directors, will serve as interim CEO.

Mr. Cuneo is a recognized leader in business turnarounds.

Since 1983, he has completed seven turnarounds of distressed branded businesses in the global media and consumer products sectors.

From 1999 to 2009, Mr. Cuneo played a lead role in the turnaround of Marvel Entertainment Inc. (MVL).

Mr. Cuneo then served as Vice Chairman of the Board, providing active strategic leadership as Marvel continues to grow into one of the world's leading entertainment brands.

This culminated in its sale to Disney at the end of 2009.

Previously, Mr. Cuneo was President and CEO of Remington Products Company.

He joined the company as it was near bankruptcy and, in less than four years, executed a successful turnaround of the business and facilitated its sale to private equity investors.

He has also served as President of the Security Hardware Group of the Black & Decker Corporation, President of Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Group in Canada and President of the Clairol Personal Care Division.

Mr. Cuneo is currently the Managing Principal of Cuneo & Company, LLC, a private investment and management company.