A management professional with 25 years global experience with fortune 500 (Walmart, Kmart, TJ Maxx and Athleta) and speciality brands (Artizia, Silver Jeans, Roots, Road Runner Sport, Running Room and Performance Bike), specializing in product, supply chain management, procurement, sourcing, and operations. Proven proactive leadership, vision, creative, and successful strategic business skills to drive revenue and profit growth in highly competitive domestic and global markets. A strong relationship builder, functions effectively as an integral member of a cohesive senior executive team. Proven ability to source, identify and capitalize on emerging trends and niche market opportunities. Specialties: • Brand/Strategy Planning • Product Development • Inventory Control and Management • Global Sourcing and Negotiations • Supplier Partnering and Development • Total Quality Management (TQM) • Demand Management & Forecasting • Organizational Change Management • Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) • Customs Compliance / CTPAT • eCommerce / Multi-channel • Project Management • Manufacturing Operations • Systems/Procedures • P & L Management • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) • LEAN Manufacturing and LEAN Office - Kaizen and Six Sigma Business Practices I have successfully worked in apparel manufacturing for 25 years and to be closer to the heart of manufacturing I moved to Shanghai, China in 2008. This allows me to be closer to the culture, the language, the people and the product. I look forward to sharing my passion, expertise, experience and resources for business with you.