Hongying Hao

Summary

? Over 15 years’ experience of apparel, sourcing and developing in large, global fashion retail enterprises including Banana Republic, Gap, Target and Myer

? Over 5 years’ experience of retail production, enhancing product quality, product compliance and integrity; chosen as a member of China Textile Rules and Regulation Writing Committee

? Excellent problem solving skills:

o extended global vendor resources and implemented 82% products made out of China
o made proposals and led projects such as “In China, For China” to improve landed cost and production lead-time for greater China market; teamed up with global designers and tech team for Greater China Exclusive assortments to improve sales
o teamed up with design, production, inbound logistic and vendors to improve and potential unit cost and capacity, and create pre-booking calendar to secure production line and inStore date
o collaborated with global labs to help vendors to build their own in-house labs to mitigate quality challenge
o proactively worked with designers, mills and vendors for new materials, technique and innovative products to improve sales, unit cost, production lead-time

? visited, approved and on-boarded key manufacturers globally including India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Haiti; recorded and analyzed vendor performance for further action
? more than 15 years’ management experience across multiple countries and regions including Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hongkong, Taiwan, Japan and Vietnam, with less than 1% team member yearly turnover

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