According to a Dallas Morning News story, custom clothing brand J. Hilburn has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company, founded in 2007, is trying to reorganize under the protection of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas. The company laid off an undisclosed number of employees at its Dallas headquarters last month. The company said…

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J.Hilburn recently announced that Dave DeFeo has been named chief executive officer. DeFeo replaces Andy Janowski, who served in the position since April 2018 and will resume his role as chairman of the J.Hilburn board of directors. “It’s been an investment year focusing on the strategic vision of the company, assembling a world-class leadership team…

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J. Hilburn announced that Casey Shilling has been named Chief Marketing Officer. Shilling most recently served as chief marketing officer of Zoës Kitchen, a leading fast casual Mediterranean restaurant group with more than 260 locations nationwide. While at Zoës, she led the brand’s digital transformation and crafted strategic partnerships, such as Zoës-branded in-flight food with…

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Simon Kneen

J.Hilburn recently announced design leader Simon Kneen has joined the company as chief creative officer. In this newly created role, Kneen will ensure creative vision across all customer touchpoints from collection design, styling and showroom presentations to retail stores. “Simon is an innovative and experienced leader of men’s design and is a perfect fit for our disruptive…

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October feels like a milestone month. The frenzy of back-to-school is behind us, fall is in full swing and the holiday season is just around the corner. In business, October kicks off the final quarter of the year, giving executive teams just three more months to achieve—or perhaps exceed—the goals they set on Jan. 1.…

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Founded: 2007Headquarters: Dallas, TexasExecutives: Veeral Rathod, CEO and Co-FounderProducts: Custom clothing and accessories J.Hilburn set out to build a better menswear brand and modernize made-to-measure men’s clothing a decade ago. The company and its founding team were powered by possibility and unhindered by the constraints of what they believed to be an antiquated apparel industry. Executives balked at apparel…

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