Did you hear?... Susanne Rechner nominated to be president of Swiss Army brands

Susanne Rechner has been nominated to become president of Swiss Army brands.

Susanne Rechner has been nominated to become president of Swiss Army brands, to be effective when the tender offer for all the shares of Swiss Army Brands Inc. not already owned by Victorinox is accepted. Rechner is currently senior vice president-Global Watch for the company. The offer and her step into the job of president are expected to be complete the end of this month.


Did you hear?... Sue Rechner named president of Swiss Army Brands Inc.

Sue Rechner was officially named president of Swiss Army Brands Inc., which recently became a wholly owned subsidiary of Victorinox A.G., on Sept. 23. Rechner has been with the company since 2000 and started as senior vice president of the retail division. She has also worked for ...read more

New Swiss Army pres focuses on brand expertise, sees marketing push

After 65 years as the U.S. distributor for Switzerland-based Victorinox, Swiss Army Brands in Shelton, Conn., was bought by the Swiss company and delisted from the stock exchange to again become private.. Shortly after that in late August, Sue Rechner, a senior vice president at ...read more

Did you hear?... Victorinox AG makes proposal to Swiss Army Brands to acquire outstanding shares of common stock

Swiss Army Brands, Inc. has announced that Victorinox AG has made a proposal to the directors of Swiss Army Brands to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Swiss Army Brands not held by Victorinox and its affiliates for a cash price of $9.00 per share. ...read more

Did you hear?... Swiss Army Brands, Inc. reported revenues of $38.8 million

Swiss Army Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq: SABI) reported revenues of $38.8 million in the quarter ended December 31 compared with $44.4 million for the fourth quarter in 2000. For the year ended December 31,revenues were $114.6 million compared with $132.0 million for the same period of ...read more

Did you hear?... 66-percent increase in watch sales for Swiss Army Brands Inc.

Swiss Army Brands Inc. (Nasdaq:SABI) rode the wave of a 66-percent increase in watch sales and $3.3 million increase in special promotion sales to post 1st Q sales of $24.7 million, up $3.7 million from the same period in 2001. The downside is that Victorinox Original Swiss Army ...read more

Sue Rechner named president, CEO of Confluence

Following an aggressive search that began when Tom Nathanson of American Capital Strategies (ACS) became acting CEO of Confluence on June 14, 2007, Sue Rechner has been named president and CEO of the company as of Dec. 17. With more than 15 years of experience in consumer ...read more


Victorinox Swiss Army Dual Pro X

Perhaps the most iconic cutting tool in the world is the Swiss Army Knife. However, some of the new tools and knives manufactured by Victorinox, such as the Dual Pro X, look noticeably different from the company’s older models. Some members of the SNEWS® team still pack Swiss ...read more

Did you hear?... John D. Burroughs of Cascade Designs to nominate Lee Fromson to president

John D. Burroughs, co-founder and current president of Cascade Designs, Inc., announced today that at the next CDI annual meeting of shareholders he will nominate Lee Fromson, currently CEO and vice-president, to president effective in May 2002. Burroughs will fill a new post, ...read more

Did you hear?... Bill Sweeney named president of Ellesse

Bill Sweeney, the former Reebok vice president of sales who has spent the last two years as CEO of the Jordan Formula 1 Motor Racing brand, has been named the president of Ellesse. Ellesse is owned by Pentland, a UK-based international brand management company that also owns ...read more