Vice President, Global Sourcing & Product Development
20 years’ success driving sourcing, product development, and production initiatives in apparel industry. Repeated accomplishments working globally with vendors to ensure continuity of supply, while providing vision and maintaining highest quality operations for efficient sourcing and category management. Expertise in contract negotiations, cost engineering, sourcing, and costing strategies. Adept at liaising between suppliers and internal stakeholders, effectively aligning efforts to mitigate risk and optimize opportunities to achieve financial goals. Resourceful and solutions-oriented creative thinker and expert presenter, negotiator, and businessperson; able to forge solid relationships with partners and build consensus across multiple organizational levels.