Bird Dog Group Named Alan Paine’s U.S. Brand Manager

by Harry Sheff

U.K.-based luxury knitwear brand Alan Paine has named Bird Dog Group’s Jim McKenry as its official U.S. brand manager. McKenry has been working with the brand in the U.S. for the last two years.

Nigel Paine, Jim McKenry, Ernie Graeser and James Hinton
Ernie Graeser, Jim McKenry, Nigel Paine and James Hinton

“His passion for the Alan Paine brand, and his in depth knowledge of the U.S. market, combined with the excellent rapport he has with his clients, makes him the perfect choice for re-establishing the brand with the U.S.,” said James Hinton, owner of Alan Paine. “I have never seen a guy work so tirelessly from day one and his efforts have paid huge dividends in our first two years together. I am sure that with Jim at the helm we have a great future ahead of us and can continue to grow the brand in the U.S.”

Bird Dog Group, which is based in New Canaan, Conn. with a showroom on 57th Street in Manhattan, also represents Breuer neckwear and sportswear, Dents gloves and Codis Maya cuff links and accessories.