American Apparel Appoints Its First Female Board Member

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Given its history, you might not be surprised to learn that American Apparel has never had a woman on its board. That changed yesterday when the company appointed Colleen Brown as its first-ever director. Brown — formerly the CEO of Fisher Communications, a television and radio conglomerate — is one of four new members hired to the company’s board, The Business of Fashion reports. The new appointments are part of the company’s agreement with Standard General, whereby Dov Charney is employed as a “strategic consultant.” By the way, guys, how’s that misconduct investigation going?

American Apparel Names First Female Board Member