Paul Marciano was born in Morocco in 1952. He is a renowned fashion designer. The American is also a famous philanthropist, entrepreneur, and investor. Mr. Paul Marciano, Guess Inc cofound, created black-and-white advertisements that have allowed him to win many Clio awards. He is a large benefactor to one of the most popular synagogues in Los Angeles.
Paul Marciano is from a Jewish community. He was involved in a motorcycle accident when he was 15 years where he could not walk again. The future leader spent seven months in a wheelchair before regaining full use of his limbs. His offer to go back to the school was rejected because of the time he spent away. He later moved to Israel and used to live in a kibbutz.
Paul Marciano began his career by working in his family clothing firm called Maurice Georges Armand (MGA) He worked along with his brothers Georges, Maurice, and Armand. Paul Marciano visited southern California, and he appreciated the region due to the many opportunities it had. In 1981, the Maurice Georges Armand company was closed due to the political challenges in France. The Marciano brothers later established the Guess, a popular clothing company across the world.
Marcianos grew their outlets and opened the Guess Jeans in 1981. Guess Jeans merged with Nakash Brothers in 1983 where it is sold 50% of its stake. The California superior court in 1989 broke the partnership, and the Nakash Brothers settled for $66 million. Paul Marciano worked as the advertising and public relation head in the firm before he was promoted to the president and chief operating officer position in 1993. Paul and Maurice Marciano had acquired around 70% of the company shares by 2004. Paul Marciano stopped being the chief executive officer of Guess and took over the chairperson position that he shortly resigned after he was associated with a sexual harassment case.
Paul Marciano collaborated with Steve Tisch and World Wrestling Entertainment to back up the Hero Ventures in 2013. The Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation acquired the former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard in 2013. The two brothers are thinking of turning the facility into a private museum to house their collection. The brothers donated to the Israel Defense Forces a good amount in 2014. Paul Marciano has been married twice with four children.
The famous denim brand has allowed the fashion icon to build his name in this field. Mr.Paul Marciano opened a site for his fans and friends to learn about his life. He will use this platform to share the latest blogs about his family and projects. The Paul Marciano Youtube Channel has made it easy for people from any region to know about the great adventures in the life of this intelligent investor.