Progressive 15+ year expertise as the “point person” for all matters related to material sourcing, fabric development, and chemical/product compliance for innovative market leaders in the apparel and technical outerwear industries. Commitment to ensure the design integrity, quality, and target product costs are maintained; remaining true and sensitive to the creative directions of Design/Merchandising while considering manufacturability of the product. History of working in dynamic team environments where passion, social responsibility and company culture are highly valued. Strong foundation in management, procurement, sourcing and operational functions reflecting: ? Diverse knowledge of international men’s and women’s markets including winter, action, and outdoor sports and apparel industries. ? Resourceful management of multiple teams and projects, maintaining a commitment to integrity including budget management and project oversight. ? Reputation for displaying passion, creativity, professionalism and high levels of integrity; ability to make decisive decisions under pressure. ? Experienced international and domestic traveler at ease in culturally diverse environments.