D-Suite Executive | Apparel & Textiles Expert
Global Sourcing | Manufacturing | Operations | Omni-channel & Sales Networks

Director-level professional with over 30 years’ experience in the Fashion Apparel and Textiles Industry, well versed across all aspects of Production and Manufacturing, end-to-end Operations Management, Networks Build (Omni-channel, Wholesales & Distribution) and Sourcing.

A proficient visionary of sharp Entrepreneurial Approach, with Strategic Business Thinking & Execution expertise, and Financial acumen. Able to use extensive industry knowledge and analytical skills to develop innovative Business Models and Strategies for success. Cross-Geographical & Cultural Team Integration savvy, possesses exceptional communication, organisational & presentation capabilities.
Expertise, Capabilities, Competencies
o Board-level participation experience
o Business Strategies planning & execution
o CapEx and OpEx Accountability, Fiscal and P&L responsibility
o Change and Transformation: designing & implementation
o Start-ups, Turnarounds, M&As, MBOs, IPOs experience
o Global Sourcing: strategies build, end-to-end processes management
o Mainstream/Premium/Established/Emerging Brands: Benchmarking and Product Commercialisation Strategies designing & implementation
o Commercial Networks build: Omni-channel Sales, Wholesaling, Distribution, Concessions, Licensees, Franchisees, Go-to-Market Initiatives: design & implementation
o Negotiations & closing, Clients’ & Vendors’ Relationship Management
o Talent Acquisition and Retaining, Succession Plans, Motivating, Cross-Cultural Teams Training
o Pricing, Costing, Cost-drivers & Operating Expenses mitigation, Margins optimisation
o Purchasing, Procurement, Supply-chain: processes implementation & optimisation
o Manufacturing Workflow and Processes: design & improvements
o Industry 4.0 and 5.0 initiatives & convergence
o Workplace Standards, Occupational Health & Safety Policies
o Lean, Six-Sigma, Keizen, Continuous Improvement Protocols and Methodologies implementing
o Quality Standards: TQM, QA, QC, AQLs, Inspections, Certifications
o Sustainability & Environmental Policies, Footprint Reduction Models & Initiatives
o Implementation of: United States Green Buildings Council (USGBC), Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System™, LEED ZERO®, WELL Building Standard®