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Unifi appoints Kevin D. Hall as CEO and Member of the Board of Directors

Kevin D. Hall has spent more than 30 years building global brands and serving private equity partners in the execution of growth strategies.

5th May 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Greensboro, NC

Sustainable, Sports/​Outdoor, Clothing/​Footwear

Unifi has appointed Kevin D. Hall as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, starting on 1 June. Thomas Caudle will continue to serve as Unifi's President, a position he has held since 2016.

Kevin D. Hall has spent more than three decades building global brands and serving private equity partners in the development and execution of growth strategies in marketing-driven organisations, including Procter & Gamble, Hanesbrands and Fidelity Investments. He also serves on the Advisory Board for North Carolina-based technology and analytics company, Inmar.

“I am honoured by the Board's selection," said Hall. "I look forward to working closely with the entire Unifi team in furthering its focused growth, selling and market expansion strategy. I am energised by Unifi's collaborative culture and unwavering commitment to innovation.”

Strategic marketing

“Kevin brings more than thirty years of best-in-class strategic marketing and breakthrough brand development to Unifi. His substantial leadership and managerial experience in the apparel industry coupled with his strong track record of delivering results, developing licensing and business partner relationships will prove invaluable to Unifi in the execution of our strategic growth plan,” commented James Mead, Unifi's Chairman.

Also commenting on the appointment, Unifi's President, Tom Caudle said: “I am excited that Kevin is joining us.  He brings a perspective and expertise to our business that will be invaluable, as well as a wonderful record of accomplishments and an uncommon commitment to the business and our people. I look forward to working closely with him to capitalize on Unifi's growth opportunities.”


Unifi is a multi-national manufacturing company that produces and sells recycled and other processed yarns designed to meet customer specifications, and premium value-added (PVA) yarns with enhanced performance characteristics. 

Unifi maintains one of the textile industry's most comprehensive polyester and nylon product offerings. In addition to its flagship Repreve products – a family of eco-friendly yarns made from recycled materials – key Unifi brands include: Sorbtek, Reflexx, aio - all-in-one performance yarns, Satura, Augusta A.M.Y., Mynx UV, and Microvista. Unifi's yarns are readily found in the products of major brands in the apparel, hosiery, automotive, home furnishings, industrial and other end-use markets.

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