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Futurity Brands appoints Zhu Jianshi as China CEO

The company owns lifestyle brands Paul Frank and Piping Hot.

Futurity Brands, which owns the lifestyle brand Paul Frank, has appointed Zhu Jianshi as CEO of Futurity Brands China, according to a press release.

The board has picked Zhu for his expertise in the licensing, fashion and retail sector, along with his track record as a CEO and chief operating officer, said Futurity Brands chair and group CEO Stan Wan.

“Mr. Zhu is an accomplished leader and has consistently demonstrated throughout his career the ability to innovate and introduce high-performance strategies in challenging environments yielding impressive growth and significant value creation,” Wan said.

In addition to Paul Frank, Futurity Brands also owns coastal lifestyle brand Piping Hot and sustainable fashion brand Piping Hot Future.

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