A management professional with 25 years of global experience working with fortune 500 and specialty brands, specializing in lean manufacturing, product, supply chain management, procurement, sourcing, and operations. Proven proactive leadership, vision, creativity, and successful strategic business skills to drive revenue and profit growth in highly competitive domestic and global markets. A strong relationship builder functions effectively as an integral member of a cohesive senior executive team. Proven ability to source, identify and capitalize on emerging trends and niche market opportunities.

Signing Day – Details of Phase One trade deal

The phase-one trade deal signed on Wednesday includes pledges by China to buy US$200 billion of US goods over two years in four industries. The president said the U.S. and China are... Read more »

Innovation in textiles and apparel

Asia New Innovation and Sustainability in Textiles Asia is the International hub for the textile and apparel industry. Asian suppliers are the greatest contributors to the global textile market. By 2025, the... Read more »

The positive future of Sustainability and Organic Cotton

I was grateful for the opportunity to attend the “Organic Cotton Round Table” (OCRT) event at the Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference. At the start of the round table, there were many accolades... Read more »

Sustainability, fashions commitment, and responsibility – Part II

(Part II), Part I can be found here, Sustainability, basics, education, and the journey – Part One The Fashion Industry So what does the information in the previous article have to do with... Read more »

Sustainability, basics, education, and the journey – Part I

(Part I) Reporting from the Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference, which was held in Vancouver, B.C. from October 15th – 18th, 2019. Every year the conference changes the location and continues to grow.  Last year’s... Read more »

Innovative Ideas For Business Opportunities in South Asia

South Asia has an emerging and rising economy with ideal business opportunities. In this article, I explore opportunities and challenges in Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. India In India, the middle class is... Read more »

Myanmar emerging economy with growth and opportunities

The garment industry in Myanmar has grown significantly in the past five years, from an export value of USD $900 million in 2012 to USD $2.7 billion in 2017.  Footwear exports during... Read more »

The Expert Advantages of Turkey in Textiles and Apparel

Turkey has a long history of textile manufacturing, that dates back to the Ottoman Empire. It remains one of the world’s most important countries in the global textile and apparel industry. Turkey... Read more »

Opportunities and Challenges in Textiles and Apparel in India

The recently re-elected government needs to rethink its policy on turning around India’s second-largest job provider as the textile and apparel sector continues to gasp for growth. Three years after key regulatory... Read more »

China Anti-Unfair Competition Law; to protect against Trade Secret Infringement

The Anjie Law Firm in China originally published this article which has great legal insights into the implementation of a new law in China. This law will protect foreign enterprises operating in China as... Read more »