Product development and sourcing specialist with over a decade of direct experience with Asian manufacturing. Background in both hard and soft goods in the consumer packaged and sporting goods industries, developing new products, executing sourcing strategies and managing supplier relationships. Proven history of creating and executing programs that result in significant gains in revenue and cost savings. Team leader, process oriented, and a highly motivated detailed thinker.
New product development, Global sourcing, Vendor management, Cross-functional team leadership, Negotiation, Personnel management, Consumer goods, Sporting goods, Knives, Tools, Backpacks, Garden tools, Scissors, Homewares, Treadmills, Ellipticals, Manufacturing in Asia.