Vice President, Planning, Allocation and Regional Buying Groupe Dynamite
I bring more than 13 years of global retail experience, managing $1B+ businesses, in merchandise planning, merchandising, allocation, product development, budget management, project management, and team leadership. Along with these skills will also be an unparalleled knowledge of the band Green Day – having attended 40+ concerts! My versatile background, both in job function & consumer product knowledge areas, provides flexibility in how I solve complex / ambiguous business challenges. Some aspects that define me as an experienced business leader:
- Ability to manage all aspects of the merchandising experience: merchandise planning, strategy development, assortment planning, inventory control, cost negotiations, vendor management, system implementation, supply chain management, brand management, margin optimization, and budget management.
- I’m a seasoned leader with a strength at developing strategic plans to enhance sales / margin revenue, drive business expansion, and exceed profit & loss goals. I bring an expertise in business transformation: from optimizing processes across a global organization to creating / implementing business change.
- I strive to always bring 100% to every project that I tackle. This drive & passion keeps me forward looking on organizational success + team management / leadership: recruiting & training top talent, coaching & mentoring employees, developing careers, and building positive team morale!