Isaac Dabah is currently the CEO of Delta Galil Industries Ltd. and the Managing Director of GMM Capital LLC, a firm he founded. Dabah leveraged his position at GMM Capital, giving him the opportunity to acquire a major stake in Delta Galil. Today, he is the driving force behind an international team in the apparel industry at that company. The company manufactures and supplies innovative intimate clothing to retailers and brands. These include: Calvin Klein, JC Penney, Lacoste, Nike, Target, Victoria’s Secret.
Since joining Delta Galil in 2005 as company Director and Board of Directors Vice Chairman, Dabah has been instrumental in bolstering the company. For example, with him at the helm, the company acquired the KN Karen Neuburger® brand, and have had in excess of $650 million in annual sales volumes. Further optimistic numbers showed that in the second quarter of 2011, the firm enjoyed its ninth consecutive quarter of profit growth.
Before joining the ranks of Delta Galil, Dabah was CEO at Gloria Vanderbilt for 10 years. Just prior to his departure, the company was acquired by Jones Group. For a year thereafter, Dabah was CEO of the Jones Denim Division, guiding the division into $1.2 billion in sales. Its major brands were Polo Jeans, Gloria Vanderbilt, and L,e.i.
Dabah is involved in philanthropy, having backed educational initiatives at various institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania and the High School of Fashion Industries. He is also a member of the board of the American Sephardi Foundation.
Isaac Dabah was named Business Leader of the Year in 2014 by Calcalist. In an article reporting this award in BusinessWire, it was noted that “Throughout Mr. Dabah’s seven years as CEO, he has transformed Delta Galil into a global producer of branded and private label intimate apparel, socks and activewear, increasing sales by 13% annually in the last five years and growing profits by 34% annually.”