Daymon Worldwide President Alex Miller Resigns

Alex Miller

The Stamford, Connecticut based broker Daymon Worldwide announced the resignation of Alex Miller, the company’s president and CEO after a 30-year career with the company. Allan Noddle, a board member, advisor, educator and former customer, agreed to step in as interim president while Milt Sender, chairman and co-founder, will retain the title of chairman and CEO

According to a release from the Daymon “The company is looking forward to producing great results for our supplier partners and customers and is very optimistic that private brands will continue to flourish,” Sender said.

The resignation comes after an eventful first half of the year for Daymon, the Daymon board of directors unanimously appointed Miller as CEO and both Safeway and Supervalu announced they would no longer need the broker’s services. This latest move will certainly signal a change for Daymon the question is will they return tot he brokerage model of the 1970’s or create a new model for the future.

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Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.