Anne Broholm has been appointed chief executive officer of Ahead, and Chuck Lord has been appointed chief operating officer. Ahead is a member of New Wave Group AB, a Swedish firm with several businesses in the promotional products industry, including Cutter & Buck and Sagaform.
Imperial Headwear, Denver, recently announced the appointment of Richard White as the company’s new CEO. White was most recently CEO of publicly-traded Phoenix Footwear Group, Pheonix, a diversified footwear, apparel and accessories company. Prior to that role, he held leadership positions at Major League Baseball, Nike and Reed Exhibitions North America, the organization that owns and manages the annual PGA Merchandise Shows in Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas. “We are extremely pleased to add Rick to the executive team at Imperial,” said S. Garrett Stonehouse, chairman. “His strengths and successes in business development, brand building and customer growth initiatives will be well-received internally