Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Davis-Rice is currently Executive Chairman of Bendon Limited. Prior to becoming Executive Chairman, Mr. Davis-Rice served as Chief Executive Officer of Bendon Limited since 2010?? As CEO, he transformed the company through an operational restructuring and a re-engineering of key functional and operational aspects of the business including, supply chain, human resources, design and development, sourcing, wholesale and retail sales. Prior to joining Bendon Limited, Mr. Davis-Rice co-founded Pleasure State, an intimate apparel company which he merged with Bendon Limited in May 2010. Mr. Davis-Rice helped turn Pleasure State into a business with multimillion dollar earnings. Mr. Davis-Rice has served as a member of Naked's board of directors since January 2017.
Mr. Hayes is a certified public accountant and has served as a member of Naked's board of directors since February 2015. Since September 2014, he has served as the Vice President Finance for Parfums de Coeur Ltd, a beauty and wellness products concern,. From October 2013 to August 2014 he was an independent consultant providing advice to a range of companies in the areas of financial reporting, systems implementation, risk management, and compliance. Between 2008 and 2013, he was with The Warnaco Group, Inc where he led the commercial finance and accounting team for the $500 million Calvin Klein brand business in Europe in his capacity as Chief Financial Officer for the Europe region. Previously, he held senior positions at Nokia Corporation and Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Hayes received a BBA from Iona College and an MBA from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
Mr Shape has over 25 years of merchandising, marketing, branding, licensing, and management experience. He is the co-founder and current President of Stran & Company, Inc. = a top 50 promotional merchandise and marketing agency that provides leading consumer brands with promotional merchandise and marketing support. Mr Shape has also provided consulting and management services to early stage brands on how to launch the brand, create a marketing plan, establish distribution models, earn market share, and formulate an exit strategy. Prior to forming Stran & Company in 1994, Mr Shape worked at Copithorne & Bellows Public Relations (a Porter Novelli company) as an Account Executive covering the technology industry.