Hear from Ciaran Long, CFO of a.k.a. Brands Live at ICR Conference 2024 – IPO Edge
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Hear from Ciaran Long, CFO of a.k.a. Brands Live at ICR Conference 2024
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Hear from Ciaran Long, CFO of a.k.a. Brands Live at ICR Conference 2024

IPO Edge hosted a fireside chat at the 2024 ICR Conference with Ciaran Long, CFO of a.k.a. Brands Holding Corp. (NYSE: AKA). The in-person interview was joined by Editor-at-Large Jarrett Banks and they discussed the company’s new in-person stores and the positive reactions they are having from customers besides the success of the existing digital ones, how active consumers are welcoming the company’s products especially the latest U.S. flagships from Culture Kings and Princess Polly, and more. Watch the full recording below:

About Ciaran Long

Ciaran Long joined a.k.a. Brands in April 2021 as our CFO. Mr. Long is a strategic leader with over 20 years of experience developing and managing high performance, cross-functional teams geared toward driving organizational growth and change. Immediately prior to joining a.k.a. Brands, Mr. Long served as Chief Financial Officer at Samsclub.com, a multi-billion-dollar omnichannel business, and Vice President of Finance for Membership, Marketing and Supply Chain at Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, since November 2017. During his seven-year tenure at Walmart, Inc. he held numerous leadership positions within Walmart’s eCommerce division between September 2014 and 2021, including Vice President Finance – Merchandising, and Vice President of Finance – Supply Chain, Customer Care and Payments. Mr. Long joined Walmart after Co-founding CleanGrow, a company that developed new sensor technology to measure key water quality parameters, where he managed the company from April 2009 to August 2014. Mr. Long is a qualified Irish Chartered Accountant.

About a.k.a. Brands

a.k.a. Brands is a brand accelerator of next generation fashion brands. Each brand in the a.k.a. portfolio targets a distinct Gen Z and millennial audience, creates authentic and inspiring social content and offers quality exclusive merchandise. a.k.a. Brands leverages its next-generation retail platform to help each brand accelerate its growth, scale in new markets and enhance its profitability. Current brands in the a.k.a. Brands portfolio include Princess Polly, Culture Kings, mnml and Petal & Pup.



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