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Lion Capital names food executive as American Apparel director
Lion Capital names food executive as American Apparel director

American Apparel Inc., which recently overhauled its board after a dramatic corporate kerfuffle, is getting a new director. The Los Angeles retailer said that former lender Lion Capital has designated Robert Mintz as its newest board member, according to a securities filing. Mintz serves as chief executive of Rupari Foods, which sells ready-to-eat ribs and barbecue supplies. He could be seated on the board in a week or two, according to a person familiar with the matter. The food executive was described by the Wall Street Journal as a former schoolmate of Dov Charney, the American Apparel founder who was booted as chairman and suspended as chief executive in June. Charney currently...

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