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.
Chief Financial Officer
Howard Herman is a Chartered Accountant with 25 years' experience in the retail, finance and property sectors. Mr. Herman joined Bendon in March 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Bendon, Mr. Herman was a Director at Universal Retail Brands for 4.5 years. Universal Retail Brands completed a management buyout of the Queenspark fashion retail chain from Specialty Fashion Group, and subsequently bought Events Fashion. The businesses were subsequently sold to Noni B, a retailer listed on the Australia Stock Exchange, ASX. Previously Mr. Herman was CFO at Speciality Fashion Group for 9 years. Speciality Fashion Group is a leading Apparel ASX listed retailer with over 900 doors across Australia and New Zealand and revenues of approximately AUD$800m.