Mitch Brabson

Mitch Brabson

GM/Director, Production, Sourcing, Product/Project Development

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Summary

20+ years of international E2E supply chain related experience including sourcing, development, quality control, & general management with basic to complex product

Experience working/living in Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Malaysia, Pakistan & Vietnam

Building and management of major sourcing operations and organizations throughout Asia and within the US for teams of up to 200+

Brand building, marketing, international sales & distribution exposure and experience

Significant E2E experience from product creation through delivery to retail/customer

Working knowledge of all manufacturing and assembly processes, QC/QA/CI, testing

Product expertise = footwear, apparel, accessories, sporting goods, working and protective gear (snowboard/snowshoe, gloves, bats, helmets), bags & backpacks

In depth understanding of tooling, molds, production equipment, materials & components, applications, treatment and all related processes

Extensive knowledge in budgeting, costing, margin enhancement/management; management of amortization, currencies, labor, overhead, & related profit/cost factors

Accomplished, strategic, innovative, practical and effective individual with analytically creative and entrepreneurial l business approach

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