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AAFA’s Juanita Duggan to Take on New Role as Board Begins CEO Search

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association today announced that its President/CEO Juanita Duggan will step down. Duggan will become  president/ceo of the National Federation of Independent Business in February, after current NFIB leader Dan Danner retires. The officers of the AAFA Board of Directors are developing a leadership transition plan. “When …

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AAFA Names New Chairman, International Trade Policy

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Arlington, VA— American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) announced Thursday that Rick Helfenbein, president of TellaS Ltd, Luen Thai USA, has been named its new chairman. Helfenbein takes over from Philip Williamson, chairman/president/ ceo of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Co., as part of the Association’s annual officer rotation process. ‘Robust Trade Agenda’ …