Ken Wyse is the President of Licensing at PVH. Based at the company's New York City headquarters, Ken is responsible for extending licensing on current brands and creating new opportunities in the field, as well as directing national and international fashion publicity and promotion for the IZOD, Van Heusen, and ARROW licensed products.
Ken joined PVH in 1987 as the Director of International Licensing. In his 25 plus years with PVH, he has held roles in licensing, global marketing and communications. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Licensing with responsibility for all domestic and international licensing operations of the company's brands.
Prior to joining PVH, Ken was Corporate Marketing Director at Liz Claiborne Inc., and held positions as Vice President of Licensing at Bon Jour International and managing director in the international division of Jordache Enterprises. He began his career at Gulf and Western Industries, where he developed global export strategies for many of the companies under that corporate umbrella.
An Ohio native, Ken earned a bachelor's degree in Latin American studies from Union College and went on to receive a masters in business administration in international business at Bernard M. Baruch College. Ken is chairman of the Business Council of Lincoln Center and is a member of the Leadership Council. He is also chairman of the YMA Youth Mentoring Association/Fashion Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships and mentoring to college students pursuing careers in the apparel industry.