My name is Mike Parnes, and I am the Managing Directory in North America for Ikar, since 2015. I received my BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder CO USA. I have held senior management positions over the past 30 years with major apparel companies such as Warnaco and Maidenform, within the intimates business. My areas of focus have been sales, starting new brands, product development, and marketing. My role is to work with the Ikar team to develop new brands, licenses, product opportunities to expand our business in North America.