Clarke named president of Inter Parfums specialty retail division
NEW YORK Inter Parfums, a manufacturer of fragrance and cosmetics, has named Andy Clarke president of Inter Parfums USA LLC Specialty Retail Division, which currently encompasses fragrance and personal care products produced for Gap, Banana Republic, New York & Company and now Brooks Brothers.
Clark joined Inter Parfums in 2001 and has spent most of his career in the fragrance and beauty segment. Before this promotion, Clarke was chief operating officer of Inter Parfums USA LLC Specialty Retail Division.
This division was developed in 2005 with an agreement with Gap Inc. By the third quarter of 2006, the first new products created for Banana Republic were on sales in their North American stores. In the second quarter of 2007, beauty, grooming and fragrance products that were developed were rolled out to Gap North American stores. In spring 2007, New York & Company teamed up with the company for personal care products. The first collection was in their stores before year’s end. Then, in late 2007, the company teamed with Brooks Brothers with new product launches scheduled before year-end 2008.