Robert Himmel is responsible for working with clients to design and implement comprehensive solutions and situational operational initiatives across a broad spectrum of the consumer product and manufacturing segments. He also serves as the President of our Coby® Electronics brand affiliate. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers in 2002, Robert was the President of the Malden Ventures Division of Malden Mills Industries, the manufacturer of Polartec® branded performance textiles. In a career spanning over 15 years in the textile industry, Robert also served as the Vice President and General Manager for Malden Mill's North American business unit, and as a corporate vice president for Guilford Mills, a NYSE-listed multinational manufacturer of textiles for the automotive, industrial, apparel and home market segments. Robert is currently a member of the board of directors of CBY Holdings, LLC. He is also a past member of the board of trustees of TMA Global (Turnaround Management Association), vice president of the board of directors of the Knitted Textile Association and a former member of the board of directors of Jewish Vocational Services, Inc. Robert is a graduate of Stony Brook University.