Cherokee Global Brands Appoints Evan Hengel to Additional Role of Chairman of its Board of Directors

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SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., June 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cherokee Global Brands (NASDAQ: CHKE), a global brand marketing platform that manages a growing portfolio of fashion and lifestyle brands, today announced that the Company has appointed current Director Evan Hengel to Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Mr. Hengel has served as a member of the Company's board since October 2018 and brings over 12 years of experience navigating complex financial, operational, and transactional processes. Since 2017, he has served as a managing director at the Berkeley Research Group. Mr. Hengel has considerable experience guiding management, boards of directors, and other stakeholders as both an advisor and interim executive. His clients include companies operating in the apparel and consumer products industries, as well as healthcare, manufacturing, technology and entertainment. Mr. Hengel received a B.S. with honors from the University of Kansas.

“Evan’s extensive business and financial experience, including with M&A and restructuring in the apparel and consumer products spaces, has already brought significant contributions to our Board," said Henry Stupp, chief executive officer of Cherokee Global Brands. “I look forward to working even more closely with Evan and the entire management team as we continue to focus on positioning Cherokee for long-term financial and operational stability.”

Mr. Hengel commented, “I want to thank Cherpkee Global Brand’s employees and the entire Board for all the hard work, dedication, and transformative progress over the past nine months since I officially joined. It is a great honor to be named Chairman, and I am excited to continue to help guide the Company on its path to becoming a more diversified and modern platform to augment brand value and, in turn, shareholder value."

Investor Contact:Cherokee Global BrandsSteve Brink, CFO818-908-9868

Addo Investor RelationsKimberly Esterkin/Patricia Nir310-829-5400

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Globe Newswire: 21:05 GMT Wednesday 12th June 2019

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