NEW YORK–Rick Darling, president of Li & Fung’s LF USA subsidiary, will deliver the keynote address at the Licensing International Expo in June.
The keynote session will launch the trade show, which is scheduled for June 14-16 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Darling oversees LF USA’s U.S. business, which includes licensed brands from celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Rachel Zoe and Sofia Vergara. Other LF USA licenses include fashion brands such as Sean John, Ecko and Calvin Klein.
Darling also serves as chairman of the board of the American Apparel & Footwear Association, and is a board member of the Fashion Delivers Charitable Foundation. He also serves on the board of governors for Parson’s School of Design.