This excerpt taken from the KCP 8-K filed Aug 6, 2009.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement dated as of July 30, 2009 between the Company, the financial institutions listed on the signature page thereto and JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of July 30, 2009 between the Company, the lenders party thereto, PNC Bank National Association, Bank of America, N.A. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
This excerpt taken from the KCP 8-K filed May 15, 2009.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated May 13, 2009
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc.
Dated: May 15, 2009
By: /s/ DAVID P. EDELMAN
Name: David P. Edelman
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Exhibit No. 99.1
Press Release dated May 13, 2009
KENNETH COLE PRODUCTIONS, INC.
NAMES INGO WILTS AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR
NEW YORK, MAY 13, 2009 Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. (NYSE: KCP) announced today that Ingo Wilts will join the Company as Creative Director, effective August 1, 2009. Mr. Wilts was previously the Senior Vice President and Creative Director for Hugo Boss. In this newly created role, Mr. Wilts will report to the Chairman and Chief Creative Officer Kenneth Cole, and will oversee design, design services and visual merchandising of all product classifications within the Kenneth Cole New York and Kenneth Cole Reaction brands.
With this move, Mr. Cole will maintain his current role as the creative visionary behind the brand, the product and the advertising, and will continue to focus on the companys bigger picture strategic opportunities. Mr. Wilts will direct all aspects of product design and will lead the apparel, footwear and accessory design teams to create compelling fashion collections for men and women. He will also work with licensee partners to ensure consistency in design and design execution globally.
Mr. Cole said, We recognized a need for a strong and experienced design leader who can focus 100% of his time on product, which we are sure will bring better uniformity and consistency across all categories. Ingo has an impressive track record and brings extraordinary experience as both a creative director and a leader. We are thrilled to have him join our team. Mr. Cole continued, As I have said before, it is a new era for me and the Company. I appointed Jill Granoff as Chief Executive Officer early last year, and adding Ingo as our first Creative Director to partner with me and our strong management team is another important step in positioning the Company to achieve even greater success in the future.
Mr. Wilts spent the past nine years at Hugo Boss where he was the creative force behind BOSS Black, BOSS Green, and the luxury brand BOSS Selection. In his most recent role, he oversaw all product categories for men and women, including apparel, footwear, and accessories. In addition, he was responsible for store visual merchandising, and a large creative team. Prior to Hugo Boss,
Wilts was the Designer of mens sportswear at Joop!, and held various design positions at Miltenberger where he worked on the Lagerfeld and Daniel Hecter brands.
Jill Granoff, Chief Executive Officer said, Ingo brings the unique combination of strong artistic talent and a keen knowledge of the business. He understands our brand aesthetic as well as the breadth of our product categories, our multi-channel business model, and our global landscape. I know he will be a great asset to Kenneth and the Company, as we work toward reinforcing Kenneth Coles position as the quintessential metropolitan lifestyle brand.
Mr. Wilts commented, "Kenneth Cole is an iconic American fashion brand with a solid heritage and immense unrealized global potential. I am thrilled to join Kenneth and the Company during a time of such significant opportunity. I look forward to working closely with him and Jill on realizing the long-term potential of the brand and building upon the DNA to create compelling contemporary fashion for modern men and women.
About Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc.
Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. designs, sources and markets a broad range of footwear, handbags, apparel and accessories under the brand names Kenneth Cole New York; Kenneth Cole Reaction; Unlisted; and Le Tigre, as well as footwear under the proprietary trademark Gentle Souls. The Company has also granted a wide variety of third party licenses for the production of men's, women's and children's apparel as well as fragrances, watches, jewelry, eyewear and several other accessory categories. The Company's products are distributed through department stores, better specialty stores, company-owned retail stores and its e-commerce website. Further information can be found at http://www.kennethcole.com.