Lifetime Brands, Inc. : Lifetime Brands Nominates Michael J. Regan to Board of Directors
05/01/2012| 08:15am US/Eastern
Lifetime Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: LCUT), a leading global
provider of kitchenware, tabletop and home décor products, today
announced that Michael J. Regan has been nominated for election to the
Company's Board of Directors. The election of Directors will take place
at Lifetime's annual meeting, scheduled for June 13, 2012.
Mr. Regan is a former Vice Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer of
KPMG LLP and was the lead audit partner for many Fortune 500 companies
during his 40-year tenure with KPMG. From 1993 - 1996, he was National
Partner in Charge - Operations for Manufacturing, Retailing and
Distribution. He also served as KPMG's SEC Reviewing Partner for 13
Mr. Regan currently is a Director of DynaVox Inc., a provider of speech
generating devices and symbol-adapted special education software, and of
Scientific Games Corporation, an entertainment and media company.
"We are delighted to nominate Mike to our Board of Directors," said
Jeffrey Siegel, Lifetime's Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer. "Mike's distinguished career as an audit partner in a large
international accounting firm, his financial, business and strategic
acumen, his knowledge of the retail and consumer products industries,
and his extensive public company board experience will all be extremely
valuable to Lifetime Brands. We look forward to his contributions."
Mr. Regan joined KPMG in 1962 and was elected to the partnership in
1975. He received a bachelor of business administration degree from
Manhattan College and served for four years in the U.S. Navy. He
previously served on the Boards of Directors of Citadel Broadcasting
Corporation and Allied Security Holdings LLC.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
Lifetime Brands is a provider of kitchenware, tabletop and other
products used in the home. The Company markets its products under such
well-known kitchenware brands as Farberware®, KitchenAid®, CasaM?da®,
Cuisinart®, Cuisine de France®, Guy Fieri®, Hoffritz®, Kizmos™, Misto®,
Pedrini®, Roshco®, Sabatier®, Savora™ and Vasconia®; respected tabletop
brands such as Mikasa®, Pfaltzgraff®, Creative Tops®, Calvin Klein®,
Gorham®, International® Silver, Kirk Stieff®, Nautica®, Sasaki®, Towle®
Silversmiths, Tuttle®, Wallace®, V&A® and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew®;
and home solutions brands, including Elements®, Melannco®, Kamenstein®
and Design for Living™.
The Company's corporate website is www.lifetimebrands.com.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
Laurence Winoker, 516-203-3590
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