15 years of diversified experience in sourcing, product development & merchandising, working with a few globally renowned brands (Tommy Hilfiger, CK, Head) - developing profitable solutions to produce results while growing a business.
• Strong strategic and conceptual thinking with the ability to plan, organize and execute.
• Excellent command over product with an extensive experience of handling lifestyle product categories like luggage (soft & hard–PC/PP/ABS/Aluminum), backpack, business case, duffle, travel accessories, ladies handbags & leather goods articles (all types of bags ,belts ,wallets etc.) both for men and women.
• Strong technical knowhow backed up by design thinking, ensuring that product is sourced to meet target customer needs & satisfaction.
• Well versed in global sourcing, merchandising, vendor management, cost negotiations, quality, margins & profitability.
• Focus and commitment towards production planning, strong follow-ups, approvals, T&A.
• Coordinating with cross-functional departments for timely deliveries and meeting deadlines.
• Travel domestically and internationally to evaluate the viability of market opportunities, build factory and supplier relationships, and continuously expand product knowledge/expertise.