Hansen, Joan

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Hansen, Joan

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Joan Hansen is an American businesswoman. Hansen’s career began at Revlon International and Thomas Supply & Equipment of Canada as Advertising and Merchandising Manager. She then became Director of Licensing for Christian Dior NewYork/Paris. Hansen was appointed President of Botany Products Corporation overseeing the selection of Botany licensees. Before starting her own company, she was Director of Licensing for Fruit of the Loom, BVD and Vice President of Northwest Licensing, a subsidiary of Northwest Industries, the parent company of FOL and BVD. Hansen is a founding member of LIMA (Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association). She founded Joan Hansen and Company in 1978.


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