Matthew E. Rubel is a businessperson who has been the head of 11 different companies and occupies the position of Executive Chairman of KidKraft, Inc., Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Empower Ltd. and Chairman for MidOcean US Advisor LP.
He is also on the board of TreeHouse Foods, Inc., The Joint Corp. (United States) and the University of Miami School of Business and Member of The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Member of Young Presidents' Organization, Inc.
In his past career Mr. Rubel was Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at NIKE, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Payless Holdings LLC Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for Payless, Inc. and Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Payless ShoeSource, Inc. (both are subsidiaries of Payless Holdings LLC), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Cole Haan LLC, President & Chief Executive Officer of Varsity Brands LLC, Executive Vice President of Murjani International Ltd., Executive Vice President of J. Crew Group, Inc., Chief Executive Officer for Popular Club Plan, President & Chief Executive Officer for Pepe Jeans USA, Inc., President-Specialty Store Division at Revlon, Inc. and Treasurer of Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America.
Mr. Rubel received an MBA from the University of Miami and an undergraduate degree from The Ohio University.