Christina Minutillo

Christina Minutillo

Director of Sourcing

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PROFILE

Versatile, creative, and business savvy fashion industry professional seeking sourcing/product development manager positions. Expertise in product development management, merchandising, sourcing, and developing profitable solutions to produce results while growing a business.

QUALIFICATIONS

Product development manager to manage development process of product from concept to pre-production while maintaining key calendar milestones.

Sourcing director to develop consolidated vendor strategy matrix to accommodate a growing business while negotiating costs to increase internal gross profit.

Global facilitator communicating with cross-functional global teams in Europe, Asia, and Australia as well as vendors in Asia to ensure brand quality standards are achieved on the highest level of profitability with the right vendor mix.

Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate, and develop others.

Merchandiser to create a cohesive and vast product assortment by understanding and analyzing targeted consumer.

Ability to negotiate costs into targeted price points to cater to the price conscious mass market as well as to meet company and department margin goals while maintaining design aesthetic.

Facilitator of marketing abilities to create brand awareness.

Technical expertise to drive brand transformation from sketch to production.


SPECIALTIES

sourcing, team management, product development and line building, presentation and global communication, brand development

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