Talon International, Inc. announced the appointment of Robert L. Golden as an independent director to the Company's Board of Directors, effective September 10, 2013.
"We are extremely pleased to have Bob join our Board," said Mark Dyne, Chairman of Talon's Board of Directors. "He brings more than two decades of business advisory and financial expertise from a wide range of middle market companies, and we look forward to his contributions with his presence on the Board."
Golden has broad financial and accounting experience. He is currently a Partner of Fenton & Ross, a Los Angeles based accountancy corporation, and since 2008 has also served as Chief Financial Officer for Promo Shop, Inc., a promotional merchandising and marketing services company that provides creative branded merchandise and custom premiums.
Previously, Golden was a Principal of the accounting firm of Saffer and Flint LLP from 2004 to 2012, providing business consulting and tax services to its clients. Prior to that, Golden spent several years with national and regional accounting firms as a Certified Public Accountant, beginning with Ernst & Young in 1984.
Golden has a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California, and has been a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About Talon International, Inc.
Talon International, Inc. is a major supplier of customer zippers, complete trim solutions and stretch technology products to manufacturers of fashion apparel, specialty retailers, mass merchandisers, brand licensees and major retailers worldwide.
Talon develops, manufactures and distributes custom zippers exclusively under its Talon brand ("The World's Original Zipper Since 1893"); designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes complete apparel trim solutions and products; and provides stretch technology for specialty waistbands all under its trademark and world renowned brands, Talon, and TekFit to major apparel brands and retailers.
Leading retailers worldwide recognize and use Talon products including Abercrombie and Fitch, Polo Ralph Lauren, Kohl's, J.C. Penney, FatFace, Victoria's Secret, Wal-Mart, Tom Tailor, Phillips-Van Heusen, Juicy Couture, and many others. The company is headquartered in the greater Los Angeles area, and has offices and facilities throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia and Bangladesh.