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Eric Prengel as President of Men's Division - Hampshire
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Oct '10
Hampshire Group, Limited, a leading provider of women's and men's fashion apparel, announced that Eric Prengel has been named President of Hampshire's Men's Division, effective immediately.

In his new role, Mr. Prengel will be responsible for overseeing the growth and direction of the Company's owned and licensed menswear brands including Scott James, Geoffrey Beene, Dockers, JOE Joseph Abboud and Alexander Julian Colours. He will report directly to Heath Golden, Chief Executive Officer of Hampshire Group.

Mr. Prengel, 41, brings nearly two decades of expertise in developing and growing menswear brands, most recently as Executive Vice President of Global Business Development at HMX LLC (formerly Hartmarx Corporation). In that position, Mr. Prengel oversaw the international development of all HMX brands, including Hickey Freeman, Hart Schaffner Marx, and Bobby Jones as well as all aspects of the domestic product license program.

Previously, he served as Group President of HMX Sportswear, responsible for the Sales, Design, Operations and Finance teams, where he successfully implemented strategic re-branding initiatives to re-energize brands such as Jack Nicklaus and Ted Baker. Prior to that, Mr. Prengel held various leadership positions at Marc Ecko Enterprises, Polo Ralph Lauren and Kenneth Cole Menswear. Mr. Prengel holds a degree in Fashion Marketing and Merchandising from LaSalle College.

“We are very pleased to welcome Eric to Hampshire,” said Mr. Golden. “A seasoned menswear industry veteran with strong retail relationships, Eric has the leadership skills to develop, oversee and implement innovative strategies to drive growth in the business. I am confident that his significant operating and retail expertise will be invaluable as we build on the solid foundation of our legacy men's business.”

In his new role, Mr. Prengel replaces Mark Lepine, who has resigned from his position with the Company to pursue other interests.

Hampshire Group, Limited is a leading U.S. provider of women's and men's fashion apparel. Its customers include leading retailers such as JC Penney, Kohl's, Macy's, Belk and Dillard's, for whom it provides trend-right, branded apparel.

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