Renata Grilo

Renata Grilo

Senior Raw Materials Manager

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Senior Fabric R&D Manager with over 10 years of hands-on experience and a career highlighted by consistent top-of-peer group performance with apparel (sportswear, ready-to-wear and haute couture).
Forged relationships with global mills and vendors throughout Asia, North America, Central America, South America, and Europe dedicated to knits, warp knits, woven, non-woven and novelties.

Expert on R&D of soft goods and wearable technology. Knowledge of domestic and international regulation: FDA, U/L, FCC, and other organizations. Higg Index-certified for sustainable products.
Founder of Rethinktex, a consultancy focused on design-to-concept for haute couture, active wear, and ready-to-wear clients. Fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. Results-oriented, dynamic, mentor, highly analytical and strong leadership qualities.

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