Andy Dunn, founder of Bonobos, is joining WHP Global in an advisory role following WHP Global and Express Inc.’s recent acquisition of Bonobos.
Dunn co-founded Bonobos in 2007 and served as founding CEO for its first decade, according to a press release. Dunn and WHP Global will work in partnership with EXPR CEO Tim Baxter and Bonobos President John Hutchinson to direct the brand.
“Getting back into the mix at Bonobos is a magical, full-circle moment,” Dunn said in the release.
“The future of the Bonobos brand is incredibly exciting as we welcome back Andy Dunn and focus on activating the brand’s potential by leveraging the combined platforms of WHP Global and EXPR,” Yehuda Shmidman, CEO and chairman of WHP Global, said in the release. “With Andy Dunn’s extensive expertise and unwavering passion for the brand, we are confident that he will play a vital role in guiding the Bonobos brand through its next phase of growth.”
WHP Global owns Anne Klein and Toys R Us along with several other brands.