Who We Are

Mike Smith

Executive Chairman

Mike originally joined ICWG in 1999 and was Deputy CEO until stepping back in 2006.
Mike re-joined the Group on a full-time basis as Chairman in 2009. He previously worked at BP where he was Head of Planning and Strategy for BP’s global retail business. Prior to this he was the UK Retail Manager for Mobil’s chain of 700 petrol filling stations. Mike is a Non-Executive Director of Avant Homes, one of the UK’s leading privately-owned housebuilders. Mike has an honours degree in Business Studies from the University of Aston in Birmingham.

Thomas Mangas

Chief Executive Officer

Thomas (Tom) Mangas joined as Chief Executive Officer in October 2018. Prior to joining ICWG, Tom served as both CFO and CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts. He was also CFO of Armstrong World Industries (AWI) and CEO of Armstrong Flooring Products. Tom spent the first 20 years of his career at Procter & Gamble (P&G) initially as CFO of P&G’s 10 country hub of Turkey, Central Asia and Caucasia, and later as the CFO of P&G’s Global Fabric Care and Beauty and Grooming business. Tom is based in Denver and also sits on the boards of Strada Education Network and Tab Food Investments.
Tom has a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia and a Double Major in History, Phi Beta Kappa.

Jeff Lasher

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff joined ICWG in August 2018, bringing nearly 20 years of consumer experience from Ford, AutoNation and Crocs. Most recently Jeff served as CFO and interim CEO of West Marine and helped lead its sale to private equity ownership in September 2017.
Jeff has a BS Degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama, an MBA in Finance & Marketing from Pennsylvania State University and a Global Leadership Program from Harvard Business School