TARGET CORPORATION, U.S. STORES SENIOR DIRECTOR GLOBAL OPERATION ,BUYING SOURCING AND QUALITY CONTROL
Drive and managed strategic buying & sourcing for all apparel lines, increasing business volume from $ 150 million to $250 million in first cost purchases while increasing direct import penetration from 10% to 27% for 1500 stores . Ensured cost competitiveness guaranteeing increased profit margins across categories ( increased profit margin by 15/20 %).
Enhanced product development initiatives in line with corporate strategies to elevate quality and fabric standards across product categories . Launch of new brands as One Star and C9 but Champion , Levis signature ,Mossimo Red & Black.
Managed and coordinated in-country offices across continents (Euro-Asia- Central America) and ensured consistency in production
standards ,Central America : Nicaragua, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Brazil ,El Salvador Middle East : U.A.E.., Oman,
Jordan ,Israel and Egypt – Indian Sub Continent : Pakistan, India, Bangladesh ,Sri Lanka- Far East Hong :Kong ,Vietnam ,Cambodia ,China – Africa : Mauritius, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, South Africa/Lesotho, Kenya. Cross functional interaction with all headquarter teams ,product managers, design team , merchants and planning team . Soft lines Store review and planning.