Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Icebreaker names Rob Fyfe as Director
Icebreaker names Rob Fyfe as Director
22
Jun '12
Icebreaker has appointed Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Rob Fyfe as a Director effective July 1, 2012.

Icebreaker founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Moon says he is thrilled to have attracted Mr Fyfe to the company’s Board.

“We are a growing, innovative, entrepreneurial company passionate about developing an international premium brand-led business from New Zealand. To have attracted Rob to the Icebreaker Board will greatly strengthen the path we are on, and on a personal note I feel really lucky to have such a strong mentor.

“Rob is a world class business leader who is energised by innovation, focused on customer engagement and is driven to see New Zealand business succeed on the global stage. As a CEO it’s critical that I’m always learning and being inspired and I feel privileged that a New Zealander of Rob’s calibre has agreed help me take Icebreaker to the next level,” Mr Moon says.

Mr Fyfe says he feels privileged to be given the opportunity to join the Board of Icebreaker.

“What Jeremy and his team have achieved over the past 17 years has been truly inspirational and their’s is a business story all New Zealanders should be proud of. They have proven that you can take a great idea and Kiwi innovation and create a global success even when you are a long way from key markets,” he says.

Launched in 1994, Icebreaker was the first company in the world to develop a merino wool layering system for the outdoors. It was also the first outdoor apparel company in the world to source merino directly from growers, a system it began in 1997.

Icebreaker

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Mar 2017

UK online retail sales up 15% in February 2017

Online retail sales in UK have grown by 15 per cent year-on-year in...

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt

Textiles | On 24th Mar 2017

Over 3341 exhibitors participate in Intertextile Shanghai

More than 3,341 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions participated ...

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Mar 2017

Tiruppur garment cluster hopeful of meeting export target

The Tirupur garment cluster is hopeful of meeting its target of...

Interviews View All

Rashi Menda
Zapyle

Every fifth sale we make on Zapyle is a repeat purchase

Siddharth Biyani
Mangalam Industries Pvt Ltd

‘The manufacturing sector is improving day-by-day, becoming better in...

Hannah Lane
Redress

Encouragement from brands will motivate supply chains to become more...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search