Story by Chanthal Fadul Otto. Photo by Ardian
MycoWorks today announced that Patrick Thomas will join the company’s board of directors as an independent member. Thomas brings 30+ years of luxury market leadership, having served as Chief Executive Officer of Hermès as well as C-level positions with Lancaster Group and Pernod Ricard. Thomas currently serves in several roles including as an independent Chairman of Champagne Laurent Perrier and Lead Director of Teleperformance.
“The fashion and footwear industries’ desire to add quality animal leather alternatives to their design process is decades old and the demand from consumers is ever-growing,” said Patrick Thomas. “Why hasn’t the shift already started? Because MycoWorks’ Fine Mycelium technology is the first to meet their quality standards. MycoWorks will be the backbone of this expansion.”
Read the full press release here.