A global leader in apparel with iconic brands like Wrangler and Lee, Kontoor Brands, Inc promoted Michael Karapetian as the new Vice President of Corporate Development, Strategy, and Investor Relations.
Engaged with Kontoor Brands since 2020, Karapetian previously served as vice president of corporate development. He has a strong track record of success, says Joe Alkire, Executive Vice President and CFO.
Praising Karapetian's contributions, Alkire expressed confidence in his ability to drive future value creation for Kontoor Brands. He highlighted Karapetian's proven experience in the apparel, footwear, and retail sectors, gained through roles at Balyasny Asset Management, Citadel, Janney Capital Markets, and Merrill Lynch.
In his new role, Karapetian will continue to report to Alkire and will be responsible for leading the company's corporate development, strategy, and investor relations efforts.