In 1952, Paul Marciano was born in Debdou, Morocco. He has built his name in the fashion design industry. The American-Moroccan is also a well-known philanthropist, investor and business person. Mr. Paul Marciano, Guess Inc cofound, created black-and-white advertisements that have allowed him to win many Clio awards. He is a great contributor to a popular synagogue in Los Angeles.
Paul Marciano is from a Jewish community. When Paul was 15 years, he was involved in a motorcycle crash that left him crippled. Paul Marciano was in the wheelchair for around seven months before he fully recovered. He was no longer accepted into school because of the prolonged absence making it hard to finish his education. 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) His brothers Armand, Maurice, and Georges helped in the management of this entity. Paul Marciano went to southern California in 1977 where he grew an attachment to the area. MGA was closed in 1981 after the political changes 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. In 1989, Guess Jeans received $66 million from Nakash Brothers as was ruled by the California superior court. 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 step down as the Guess CEO and became the Executive Chairman a post that he later resigned due to sexual harassment allegations.
In 2013, Paul Marciano joined forces with World Wrestling Entertainment and Steve Tisch to support Hero Ventures. Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation bought a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in 2013. The two brothers are thinking of turning the facility into a private museum to house their collection. In 2014, Maurice and Paul donated some amount to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. Paul Marciano has been married twice with four children.
The fashion icon is popularly known as a co-founder of the common denim brand. Paul Marciano has online pages that use to communicate about his professional and personal life. He uses this channel to pass information about his assignments and new ideas to his followers and internet users. The site makes it possible for people from around the world to remain updated of the greatest adventures of this brilliant man.