Ireland is chief executive officer and chief designer of kathy ireland Worldwide, a design and marketing firm founded in 1993 with the mission of “finding solutions for families, especially busy moms.”
magazine has ranked kiWW at No. 28 on its list of the
, the highest ranking for any single lifestyle brand. The company reported nearly $2 billion in worldwide retail sales.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kathy to take the stage at this year’s Licensing International Expo,” says Charles Riotto, president, LIMA. “The tremendous success that Kathy and her company have achieved in strategically developing and growing a long-term, worldwide brand through licensing is
”Kathy Ireland is a great example of how licensing can drive a brand’s success, so she is an ideal keynote speaker for Licensing International Expo 2012,” says Chris DeMoulin, president of Advanstar Licensing Group. “Brands of all sizes that are looking to increase their reach will be able to take something away from Kathy’s address and all of the other opportunities at this year’s trade show and conference.”
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