S&S Activewear Announces Key Leadership Changes
S&S Activewear (PPAI 256121, S12) has promoted Frank Myers to president. Myers, who joined the Bolingbrook, Illinois-headquartered supplier in 2009, previously served as chief financial officer/chief operating officer. S&S Activewear has also hired Christopher Kodosky as CFO, effective January 2022.
Since joining the company, Myers has overseen, among other things, the company’s operations, inventory procurement strategy, capital funding and financial partnerships. He has led all strategic acquisitions, including EVA Tees, Americana Sportswear, Technosport and TSC Apparel, and the operational design build-out and set-up of S&S’s North American distribution network. Myers also managed the rollout of its environment and social governance platform, including the installation of solar energy at the majority of company distribution centers and at S&S headquarters.
“I feel humbled to be representing such an amazing company and team,” says Myers. “Our success lies in our employees, and I’m very proud of what we’ve built together over the years.”
Myers will continue to report to CEO Jim Shannon, who has been with the company for more than 30 years. “We are so proud to have Frank as our new president,” says Shannon. “There is no one better suited to fulfill the responsibility of leading S&S into the future. We recognize and applaud Frank’s proven dedication, professional skills and vision.”
Kodosky has served as the CFO and vice president of finance for manufacturing and services companies in high-growth, international and highly leveraged environments for the past 17 years. He most recently was CFO of Justrite Safety Group and prior to that, Kodosky served as the CFO of Global Brass & Copper. He also had various leadership and financial oversight roles.
“S&S is a great organization with a strong reputation,” says Kodosky. “I’m honored to join such a talented leadership team and have the opportunity to bring a strategic perspective to the company’s financial processes.”
Shannon adds, “As our new CFO, Christopher brings a proven track record in business and operations. His leadership style and personality are a perfect fit for S&S. With the new addition of Christopher to the leadership team, all lights are green to ensure the next phases of our exponential growth. The evolution of our executive team honors our reputation as a global distribution leader of premium wholesale apparel.”