ABG Adds Chief Strategy Officer

Authentic Brands Group has tapped Daniel W. Dienst to serve as the company's executive vice chairman and chief strategy officer.
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August 21, 2018

ABG Adds Chief Strategy Officer

In his new role, Dienst will work to shape ABG’s long-term strategy, oversee the company’s global development business, spearhead the corporate focus on media, digital strategy and content monetization.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dan to Authentic Brands Group,” says Jamie Salter, founder, chairman, and chief executive officer, ABG. “Dan brings a compelling vision and powerful skillset to our team. I look forward to working with him to strengthen and scale our organization.”

Most recently, Dienst served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, one of four roles as chairman and chief executive officer of a public company.  He also currently serves as the director of Knoll, a design-driven furniture brand.  Other functions include chief strategic advisor to Marie Kondo (Konmari Inc.), a best-selling Japanese author, helping scale her media, publishing and burgeoning product empire. From 2015-2016, Dienst was an Independent Director of 1stdibs.com, an antique marketplace.


meeting Dan, I was immediately impressed by his passion and approach to business and leadership,” says Nick Woodhouse, president and chief marketing officer, ABG. “I’m very pleased that Dan has come onboard and know he’ll add value and drive growth for ABG.”

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