Faust Capobianco IV, president of Majestic Athletic, a leading designer, marketer and manufacturer of athletic team uniforms, performance apparel, outerwear and licensed athletic wear, has been named one of Street and Smith's SportsBusiness Journal's “Forty Under 40.”
The “Forty Under 40” Awards recognize the top 40 executives who are the most influential young professionals in the sports business industry under the age of 40. And for the second year in a row, Capobianco was selected from hundreds of nominees.
The Street & Smith's Sports Groups' World Congress of Sports hosted the 5th annual “Forty Under 40” awards banquet at The Pierre in New York city this past Wednesday, March 29, 2006. Past “Forty Under 40” events have featured speakers such as NBA Commissioner David Stern, sports announcer and journalist Bob Costas and NBC/Universal Sports and Olypmics Chairman Dick Ebersol.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is at the core of Majestic Athletic's business and heritage and has been a major part of the company's successes. Over the past several years, Majestic has built its baseball-related businesses through consistent product and service innovations. These efforts have ensured growth both in the United States as well as abroad with sales increases realized in the authentic, fashion, vintage and team sports market segments.
In 2005, Majestic Athletic began its exclusive on-field outfitting and retail distribution rights to supply MLB Authentic Collection™, the line of apparel identical to what is worn on the field by all 30 Major League Baseball Clubs, including jackets, jerseys, uniforms, batting jerseys, outerwear, turtlenecks, t-shirts and fleece. In 2006, Majestic was proud to announce the exclusive outfitting rights to 12 of the 16 teams competing in the inaugural World Baseball Classic which took place earlier this month.
Bangor based Majestic Athletic designs, markets and manufactures athletic team uniforms, performance apparel, outerwear and licensed athletic wear. The company is licensed by Major League Baseball and currently holds on-field uniform rights for all 30 Major League Baseball Clubs.