Hilco CEO Jamie Salter Resigns

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Jamie Salter, chief executive of private equity firm Hilco Consumer Capital, is resigning from the company, Hilco said in a news release.

Eric Kaup, currently general counsel of the company, will serve as interim chief executive, said Hilco, which has a portfolio that includes the Halston, Tommy Armour Golf and Sharper Image brands.

Hilco, a unit of Hilco Trading LLC, made the announcement in a news release on Friday.

Salter was a founder of Hilco Consumer Capital in 2006. He plans to continue to advise on Hilco’s portfolio of brands, the company said.

(Reporting by Brad Dorfman, Editing by Sandra Maler)