Kim Letourneau-Hayes

Kim Letourneau-Hayes

VP of Product Development

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A profit-driven Product Manager with a solid background in apparel development, design, sourcing and production. A developer who’s expertise is with licensed and private label apparel and mass market mid-tier retailers, such as, Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Kohl's, Target, Walmart, Sears, JCP, and Hot Topic, to name a few. She has a historical talent with working with customers, developing vendor relations, negotiating costs and ultimately getting the highest comps (triple digit) and IMUs. She has reliable, licensed and retailer compliant resources, throughout Asia, Central America and the Middle East. All of which accept DDP shipping and net payment terms. She has extensive experience running efficient, productive teams, with systems and processes that are proven. She creates and evolves designs by making them not only trend right, but customer friendly. She creates product that matches her retailers business vs. developing product that they can't buy. More importantly, she makes the product cost effective for her business. She is easy to work with, a mentor to work for, organized and has "over the top" energy.

Specialties: She has created honest and trustworthy business relationships with factories and retailers. She has implemented new product development processes at Pac Sun, Old Navy, Anchor Blue, Top Heavy Clothing, Mad Engine & Allied Global Resources. She is able to create department unity. Quote: "I have only been successful, by the great teams I have surrounded myself with”. Adobe Illustrator and Gerber Web PDM.

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