Who We Are
Lion Brothers is the leading designer and manufacturer of apparel brand identity systems. Since 1899, Lion has been telling the story of identity, of belonging, through carefully crafting products with attention to every possible detail.
Today, Lion is a company focused on integrating creative design with scientific and technological advancements to create new innovations for the world's most notable apparel brands, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Inspired by a team who bring insights, creativity, experience and technological expertise to our clients, our goal is simple: To create apparel identity that delivers Brand Value.
Lion works in partnership with clients, harnessing the latest technologies and trends to develop branded apparel identity and decoration that is relevant, fresh and leads the industry in innovative manufacturing techniques and material science.
With global manufacturing capabilities and worldwide operational support Lion provides Brands and their factory partners unparalleled service. We collaborate with your team to implement smart solutions that respect, protect and advance your brand.
Design & Creative Services
Our team of talented designers and developers bring an extensive understanding of visual arts, branding, material development, digitizing, preproduction and apparel design to every project.
We collaborate with clients to create inspiring product concepts and collections that meet fit, form, function, aesthetic and budget objectives.
Our Product Development team collaborates with clients in concept creation, line development, prototyping and testing of new apparel identity and embellishment solutions.
From the selection of fabrics, threads, films, inks and performance adhesives to in-depth knowledge of the processes critical to delivering premium products, we are expert in developing products that meet customer objectives. Our rigorous testing includes extensive color management, washability, durability and adhesive performance testing.
We are a leader in Digital Manufacturing Innovation.
With state-of-the-art Domestic and Far East production facilities, our manufacturing supports clients around the world with efficiency, productivity and consistency. We proudly operate under global brand standards for social, environmental and facility compliance. We manufacture performance apparel identity to exacting customer specifications.
Trends & Insights
Our insights provide the latest market and product trend information from around the world. Trend presentations focused on identity, embellishments and decoration are developed seasonally. Observations and insights gathered from our global team are shared regularly to keep you fully informed on industry changes.
Research & Development
Our R & D team is dedicated to discovering the next generation of product and process innovation. From basic research focused on the fundamental properties of fabrics, threads, films, inks and adhesives to advancing our technical capabilities and operational processes, we work with clients to take a brand vision and deliver new apparel identity solutions.
& Technical Support
Worldwide & Technical Support
Lion provides clients worldwide technical support to ensure that factory partners and brand distribution operations are supported with in-factory technical heat seal set-up, training and machine calibration.
Professional & Collegiate Team Sports
- Official Team Insignias
- Wordmarks & Logos
- Official League Logos
- Brand Logos
- Player Names & Numbers
Membership & Affinity Organizations
College, Sports, Resort & Entertainment Fan Wear
Commercial & Government Uniforms
"Our goal is to create products that are beautiful, functional, meaningful and accessible."
CEO, Lion Brothers
Chief Executive Officer
Suzy is Chairman and CEO of Lion Brothers, and is a passionate Entrepreneur, Board Director, Corporate Advisor and Public Sector leader.
She brings an expertise in strategy, digital manufacturing, innovation and entrepreneurship. Over her twenty five + years at Lion, has transitioned Lion from one of America's first embroidery companies into a leading material science and innovation company within the global apparel industry. Prior to joining Lion in 1988, Suzy's early career was in Investment Banking.
Suzy currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve of Baltimore, part of the Fifth District Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. She is also Vice Chair of Maryland's Regional Manufacturing Institute, on the Board of Visitors of Towson University, is a Trustee of St. Timothy's School and is a Director of Sustainable Health Enterprises, a social enterprise based in Rwanda. She is a member of Governor Hogan's Regulatory Reform Commission and is recent past Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission, responsible for the business strategy for the State of Maryland.
Suzy is a member of YPO/WPO, Committee of 200 and Maryland's Executive Alliance.
She serves on the Corporate Board of Directors of Thames Technology/Barcoding Inc. and Credly, the leader in Digital Credentialing. She is a past Board member of Applica Inc. (NYSE: APN) and Hedwin Corporation.
Suzy holds an MBA in Finance and Multinational Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Florida.
Steven is 30- year international apparel industry executive who serves as the Executive Director of Lion, where he is responsible for planning, directing and implementing Lion's strategic and operational objectives. Prior to joining, Steven spent 20 years in Hong Kong leading Wing Tai Group's Apparel division, holding positions including Chairman of the Zymmetry Group and MSC in Hong Kong, served as interim CEO at Gieves and Hawkes in London, and Chairman of Wensum Tailoring in the UK. Earlier in his career, Steven held positions with the William Baird group, and began his career as the the youngest member of Marks & Spencer Retail Management Training program. Steven is a recognized leader within the apparel industry and has been a keynote speaker at the United Nations Industry and Investment Forum. He currently serves on the Board of 7th Online, a provider of eCommerce solutions for Brands and Retailers
Chief Operating Officer
Stephen oversees Global Operations for Lion including Domestic and Global Manufacturing, Sourcing, Engineering, Product Development, Research and Development and Merchandising. Prior to joining Lion in 2012, Stephen served as VP Global Operations and Supply Chain at Avery Dennison Retail Information Systems. With a 30 -year career in manufacturing, Stephen brings visionary manufacturing leadership to Lion and currently leads Lion's Digital Manufacturing transformation effort.
Stephen received his degree in Engineering Technology from East Berkshire College in the U.K. and brings an expertise in lean methods.
Chief Financial Officer
Yenwen joined Lion in 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the Global Financial, Accounting, IT and Corporate Administration functions of the Company. Yenwen brings broad financial and business experience working with global manufacturing companies, specifically, growth companies with extensive experience in the Far East. Prior to Lion, Yenwen served as CFO at Lasko Products, Inc., a global consumer-products company, and enjoyed a successful career as a Controller for Stanley Tools, a leading manufacturer and marketer of hand tools.
Yenwen is a CPA, holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Professional Accounting from the University of Hartford and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the National Taiwan University.
EVP Sales & Marketing
Cesar is responsible for the Global Sales and Marketing organization at Lion including the Business Development and Sales functions. Prior to joining Lion in 2004, Cesar spent 24 years as an apparel industry executive with Malden Mills, where he served as Senior V.P. Sales and Marketing, where he helped to build the Polartec® technical fabric brand and develop their worldwide sales effort. Cesar brings a global perspective to Lion having had extensive experience in European, Asian and Latin American markets.
VP Product Innovation & Development
Paul is responsible for the Global Product Development organization at Lion which includes all product design and development activities. Paul oversees the development of new products, processes and techniques reflected in Lion's portfolio of apparel identity. Prior to joining Lion in 1999 as VP Operations, Paul's deep textile industry experience included positions in Plant, Customer, Technical & Quality Management. Paul began his career at Milliken and holds a BA in Engineering from Georgia Tech.
Director, Human Resources
Robin Walker is responsible for Global Human Resources for Lion. Prior to joining Lion in 1996, Robin held positions with C.M. Kemp Manufacturing and Johnson Yokogawa Corp. Robin brings extensive human resources generalist as well as deep manufacturing experience to Lion. She received her BA from the University of Maryland College Park Summa Cum Laude and has performed additional coursework toward her MBA at Loyola University.
Robin currently serves on Governor Hogan's Equal Pay Commission
General Manager, Lion Brothers Far East
Victor Li is responsible for Lion Brothers' Far East operations.
Victor joined Lion in 1998 as Business Manager and has assumed increasingly larger responsibilities. Today as GM, Victor leads Lion's Hong Kong and China sales, manufacturing and sourcing teams. Prior to Lion, Victor worked for F.J. Benjamin Fashion, the Guess Jeans distributor in Asia, and The Swank Shop Group in sales and marketing positions. Victor graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic Fashion and Clothing Institute and holds an MBA from Philadelphia University.
Get In Touch
United States Headquarters
Red Brook Corporate Center, Suite 410
300 Red Brook Blvd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117PH 800-365-6543
5/F Po Shing Industrial Bldg.
23 Tai Yau Street
San Po Kong, Kowloon, Hong KongPH 011-852-2323-8205