Durham, North Carolina, Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guess & Co. Corporation a global diversified development and infrastructure company based in Durham, North Carolina, is pleased to announce that Jon Shelton has been appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. Jon Shelton retired from the United States Secret Service as a Special Agent after almost 21 years of service. During his tenure with the United States Secret Service, Mr. Shelton protected many U.S. Presidents and investigated numerous financial crimes. He has had a lengthy and successful career in law enforcement. Mr. Shelton earned a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from East Carolina University. Mr. Shelton joined Guess & Co. Corporation initially as Special Adviser. He was appointed to the Board of Directors to fill the vacancy when Michelle Stewart, a former Director, stepped down for personal reasons. Mr. Shelton holds an active Top Secret Security/SCI Clearance with the U.S. Government. As Deputy Chairman, Mr. Shelton works with the Chairman to set Board goals and objectives along with overall corporate strategy. Mr. Shelton is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Guess & Co. Corporation.
About Guess & Co. Corporation
Guess & Co. Corporation is a global diversified development and infrastructure company with four primary business units which are the luxury group, the industrial group, the health care group and the real estate group. We are based in Durham, North Carolina and conduct business in the United States and abroad. Most of our businesses are built organically, and we pursue acquisitions of existing companies that will create value for our customers, employees and shareholders. For more information, visit www.guessandco.com.