American Apparel, Inc. announced the appointment of Laura A. Lee to the company's board of directors.
"Laura brings a deep understanding of the internet space and digital launch initiatives, combined with a strong background in major brand building and key partnership development, to the American Apparel board," said Colleen Brown, nominating and governance board chair.
"She was recently recognized as a Next TV Digital Leader and honored by two separate organizations as a "40 under 40" leader. Laura will be a tremendous resource and will bring a fresh perspective to the company."
Lee is currently the head of East Coast content partnerships for Google/YouTube, where she oversees more than 150 television, film, new media and original entertainment partnerships. Prior to joining Google, she was a vice president and head of business development & operations for MTV.
Lee holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
About American Apparel
American Apparel is a vertically integrated manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of branded fashion basic apparel based in downtown Los Angeles, California. As of May 31, 2014, American Apparel had approximately 10,000 employees and operated 249 retail stores in 20 countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and China.