Superior Group of Companies, Inc. announced the promotion of Jennifer Daniel, its Senior Director of Finance & Strategic Planning, to the position of Vice President of Strategic Planning. “Jen has been a tremendous part of our success, especially with her ability to manage and oversee our strategic planning process. Jen has a unique ability to keep our management team focused on the strategic goals of the company and moving forward together. With the ever-increasing diversity of our multiple businesses, the importance of her role continues to increase.” said Andrew Demott, COO.
Superior Group of Companies, Inc. announced the promotion of Jordan M. Alpert, its Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, to the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. “Jordan has been a tremendous asset to the Company over the last seven years. He has been an integral member of the executive team with steadily increasing levels of responsibilities. He has played a large role in our accelerated growth, including significant involvement in our acquisitions over the last five years. The promotion of Jordan to Senior Vice President is well-deserved and we look forward to his continued growth with the company,” said Andrew Demott, COO.
Superior Group of Companies, Inc., manufacturer of uniforms, career apparel and accessories, named Michael (Mike) J. Attinella as the Company’s new chief financial officer and treasurer, effective immediately. Attinella will oversee Superior Group of Companies’ global business financial activities. He succeeds Andrew (Andy) D. Demott, Jr. in the CFO position as Demott shifts his responsibilities to fully focus on his role as chief operating officer of the company. Demott will work closely with Attinella during the transition of CFO responsibilities. Extensive financial and strategic experience Mike brings extensive financial, operational, governance and strategic experience to our leadership team"Attinella joins Superior Group of Companies from HSNi, a $3.7 billion NASDAQ listed leading electronic retailer, where he served as senior vice president and chief accounting officer of HSNi since 2008, and executive vice president and chief financial officer of HSN since 2013. Attinella began his tenure with HSNi in 2001 as vice president, controller. Previously, Attinella was vice president, controller at Catalina Marketing Corp., a strategic marketing firm in the consumer goods and retail sector. He also served various financial and operational responsibilities at Tech Data Corporation, one of the world’s largest technology wholesale distributors. “We are very excited to welcome Michael Attinella to Superior Group of Companies,” said Michael Benstock, chief executive officer. “Mike brings extensive financial, operational, governance and strategic experience to our leadership team. This, combined with his deep knowledge of scaling high-growth companies, will be a major asset to us as we execute our long-term growth strategy and further our brand-building business.” Driving company’s financial operations Attinella said, “I am very pleased to join Superior Group of Companies, and I look forward to contributing to the success of the Company. I am especially enthusiastic to be joining SGC during this exciting growth phase.” The appointment of Attinella enables Demott to allocate more time to his role as SGC’s chief operating officerThe appointment of Attinella enables Demott to allocate more time to his role as SGC’s chief operating officer. “Andy has served as CFO since 1998 and has been a tremendous steward and driver of the company’s financial operations, its strategic realignment in 2003, and its significant growth both organically and through acquisitions,” said Benstock. “Andy was appointed COO in 2015 and has served in dual roles since that time. We appreciate his dedication to the company and look forward to having his full focus on the company’s operations, growth and development,” concluded Benstock. Additional responsibility as Director of company Demott’s role with SGC is expanding further with his appointment as a Director of the company. “Over the last 20 years, Andy has been an integral member of the leadership team as we’ve strategically diversified our business and driven sustainable profitability,” said Sidney Kirschner, chairman. “He plays a vital role in our acquisition strategy and brings valuable experience to the board role on risk management, innovative operational strategies and prudent capital deployment. This is a tremendous honor that recognizes Andy’s commitment and contributions to our company, and we look forward to working alongside him at the board level.”
Superior Group of Companies, Inc. announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Andy Demott, has been named the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2018 CFO of the Year in the Large Company category. Twenty Tampa Bay area CFOs were selected as candidates for the 2018 CFO of the Year award. Demott was chosen as the winner by an independent panel of judges, who were tasked with evaluating the nominees’ business acumen, prior year achievements and community impact. Recognizing Andy’s contribution to the company “We are thrilled that the Tampa Bay Business Journal recognized Andy’s extraordinary contribution to our company,” said Michael Benstock, CEO of Superior Group of Companies. “His executive leadership, financial acumen, M&A expertise and tireless work ethic are integral to our success. Andy embodies the selfless, hardworking culture we have built at SGC and is incredibly deserving of this honor.” “This award reflects the success and contributions of our entire team here at SGC”, said Demott. “I am incredibly fortunate to work with so many talented and dedicated people who have helped drive our growth and success. I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude for all that they have done to help our team earn this wonderful recognition.” Demott was not in attendance at the award ceremony as he was conducting planning meetings with SGC’s newest acquisition, CID Resources.