Golf News for Thursday, April 10, 2014 | People

Tharanco Lifestyles adds Denise Grande to senior management team

NEW YORK CITY -- Tharanco Lifestyles announces the addition of Denise Grande to its senior management team. Denise joins the company as Vice President, Licensing and will report directly to Michael J. Setola, President and CEO. In her new role, she will be responsible for the management and development of all domestic and international licensing for the company's Greg Norman Collection and Dunning Golf brands.

"Denise is a menswear industry veteran with an impressive history," said Michael J. Setola. "She's a results oriented executive with extensive global brand management experience who we believe can make an immediate impact to our licensing business both domestically and internationally."

"I'm excited to get started at Tharanco Lifestyles," said Denise Grande. "I look forward to working with the team to create new licensing opportunities for the Greg Norman Collection and Dunning Golf brands globally."

Prior to joining Tharanco Lifestyles, Denise was Vice President of Business Development at Iconix Brand Group where she worked extensively on the Ecko, Zoo York, Ed Hardy and Starter brands.

Additionally, Kimberly Schurtz who was recently promoted to Licensing Manager for the company will report to Denise.

About Tharanco Lifestyles:
Industry veterans Haresh Tharani and Michael Setola created Tharanco Lifestyles LLC in 2009 with the acquisition of the Greg Norman Collection. The partnership offers emerging and established brands a strong and resourceful operations platform with deep experiences in apparel sourcing and brand building in the domestic and international markets. The company also owns Dunning Golf and is the master license for John Bartlett

About Greg Norman Collection:
Built upon a unique combination of performance, luxury and style, Greg Norman Collection, a division of Tharanco Lifestyles is a leading worldwide marketer of authentic golf apparel and golf-inspired sportswear for men and women.

About Dunning Golf
In 2001, Ralph Dunning revolutionized the golf industry by launching the very first apparel line comprised exclusively of performance fabrics. Known for its clean and sophisticated aesthetic, Dunning Golf is a premium brand of high performance golf clothing distributed through prestigious green grass golf shops and select specialty stores. Tested and trusted by the world's greatest athletes, the proprietary technical fabrics are engineered from the yarn up; meaning performance is built in and won't wash or wear out after repeated use.

Jennifer Hawkins, (203) 371-0120