Katy is available for work
Production Director/Head of Dept with over 19 years' experience in the fashion industry. Strong track record of successfully building and executing business and product strategies to drive sales and profit across Menswear, Womenswear and Accessories. A creative problem solver who is passionate about product and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Highly experienced in leading a team to exceed on product KPI's across product development, quality, price and timing.
Open to relocation
Open to Full time or Part time work
Head of Product - Product Development, Buying and Merchandising
Apr 2021 - Present
Aug 2019 - Dec 2021
MD @ Frangipani Sept 2020 – Dec 2021
Director @ Fashion Foundry March 2020 – Aug 2021
Consultant @ Kestin Aug 2019 – March 2020
Feb 2015 - Sep 2018
One of 8 Directors in the business (£160 million Annual turnover)
• Contributed to the most successful year in REISS history before the sale, increasing EBITDA by 24% YoY.
• In the lead up to the b...
Head of Production – Womenswear, Menswear and Accessories
May 2014 - Feb 2015
Promoted from Product Manager in May 2014
•Reported to David Reiss, Founder and Managing Director.
•Responsible for Product Development, Sourcing, Supply Base, Production, Cost price/Intake margin, ...
Menswear Product Manager
Oct 2008 - May 2014
Promoted from Product Co-Ordinator in October 2008
• Reported directly to MD/Owner and the Menswear Design Director.
• Headed up all aspects of Product Development, Production and Technical within a...
2:1 BA (Hons
BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing
1999 to 2003