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Jerome A. Chazen

Jerome A. Chazen, American apparel company executive.

Background

  • Chazen, Jerome A. was born on March 21, 1927 in New York City. Son of David and Rose (Mark) Chazen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Wisconsin, Madison, 948. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, Madison, 1950.

    Career

    • Security analyst Sutro Brothers, New York City, 1950-1951. Salesman/manager Rhea Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1951-1952, buyer Milwaukee Boston Stores, 1952-1954, Lit Brothers, Philadelphia, 1954-1957. Vice president Winkelman Stores, Detroit, 957-68.

      Vice president sales Westwood Textiles, New York City, 1968-1973, Eccobay Sports Wear, New York City, 1973-1977. Chairman board directors Liz Claiborne, Inc., since 1977. Board directors Fashion Institute of Technology, Shenkar College.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Vice chairman International Peace Park/Jewish National Fund, Israel, 1987. Board directors Greater New York council Boy Scouts American, 1983-1984, Rockland Center for Arts, Nyack, New York, since 1983, Lupus Foundation, New York City, 1984, Educational Foundation, American Craft Museum, 1989. Board directors, chairman, division leader Federation United Jewish Appeal, New York City, 1983-1986.

    Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946.

    Personality

    Interests

    Jazz music, travel, boating, glass art collecting.

    Connections

    • Married Simona Chivian, June 26, 1949. Children: Kathy Ann, Louise Sharon Chazen Banon, David Franklin.
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    Born March 21, 1927
    • 948
      University Wisconsin
    • 1950
      Columbia University
    • 1950 - 1951
      Security analyst, Sutro Brothers
    • 1951 - 1952
      salesman/manager Rhea Manufacturing Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1952 - 1954
      salesman/manager Rhea Manufacturing Company
    • 1954 - 1957
      salesman/manager Rhea Manufacturing Company
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1973
      vice president, sales Westwood Textiles
    • 1973 - 1977
      vice president, sales Westwood Textiles
    • 1977
      chairman, board directors Liz Claiborne
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