Dansko names Fox as new president

Jim Fox WEST GROVE — Dansko, a leading premium footwear brand, today announced changes to the company’s leadership team that will take effect on January 1, 2016. Co-founder, President and CEO Mandy Cabot will turn the role and responsibilities of President over to Jim Fox, Dansko’s award-winning CFO of nearly 10 years. Jamey Mullin, currently Dansko’s Finance Director, will assume the...

Dansko hosts Meehan, Lawrence for tour

Elected officials get close up look at high tech Chester County business By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, Dansko’s Co-Founder & COEE -Peter Kjellerup along with Sal Agati – Executive Vice President of Design & Global Sourcing discuss Dansko quality and design inside headquarters, during a recent tour of Dansko’s West grove facility. WEST GROVE...

Reforestation effort branches out to Hillendale

Led by Brandywine Conservancy, trees will be planted to improve water quality Trees will be planted Saturday at Hillendale Elementary, part of a sweeping reforestation initiative by the Brandywine Conservancy. In a far-reaching reforestation effort, community volunteers will help the Brandywine Conservancy plant 2,800 trees in Chester County this month alone. The plantings will bring the conservancy...

Camp Dreamcatcher seeking volunteers

Weeklong program for HIV/AIDS-impacted youth begins Sunday Founded in 1996, Camp Dreamcatcher serves HIV/AIDS-impacted youth, providing innovative leadership programs for participants.  Now the Kennett Square-based nonprofit is seeking volunteers to help during registration on Sunday or during recreational programming throughout the camp week. The 2013 camp will be held Aug. 18-24 at Camp Saginaw...

Robots in southern Chester County? Yes.

Dansko using robots to make distribution center more efficient With its giant new distribution center in West Grove, Dansko was going to need more than just more workers to keep track of products going in and out. A Kiva® robot follows bar codes on the floor to locate the specific product needed to fill an order. WEST GROVE — Driving along Jennersville Road (Rt. 796) in southern Chester County,...