As reported by Sport+ Mode, business veteran Denise Sakuma, acting director of global ready-to-wear, denim and woven segments at The Lycra Company, has been promoted to additionally serve as VP of brands, marketing communications and merchandising. Prior to joining Lycra in 2019, Sakuma spent 15 years at Invista and 10 years at DuPont in various leadership roles. The Lycra Company was established as an independent subsidiary of Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding after it had bought the Lycra brand from its former owner, Invista, in January 2019.