I am a leader with 18 years+ experience in buying, product management, sourcing and product development, with extensive skills and experience acquired in luxury and premium brands, concept-store, fashion omni-channel retailers, and tradings in Europe and APAC, across Fine Jewelry, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories sectors.
I design, create, plan, deliver and execute successful strategy, creative and commercial consumer-centered profitable collections at the right time.
My passion is Jewelry from luxury to costume jewelry.
I am an adaptable, authentic, joyful, agile, creative, strategic and innovative servant leader, committed to honesty, transparency, hard-work and improvement of processes.
Knowledge and key competencies acquired:
- Leadership and Management
- Trends forecast & Analysis
- Design inputs
- Sourcing, Product Development
- Product Management
- Buying, Merchandising
- Brand Management
- Project Management & coordination
- Communication and Negotiation
- Business Development
- Data analysis
+Set-up and lead new businesses and new department with a steadfast, entrepreneurial mindset in multicultural and international environment
+Delivered up to 8 multi-products collection per season with a total of 2500 products
+Excellent knowledge of Fine Jewelry, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories market
+Management of annual budget from 2 million Euros up to 15 millions Euros
+Business acumen to produce sales growth and meet/exceed annual financial objectives
+Ability to detect commercial opportunities and to translate creative products into winning range
Passionate, enthusiastic, fast-learner, curious, creative, analytical, problem solver, negotiator, result-oriented, business driven, self-motivated, great team player, people leader, kind, purposeful, listener
Sectors: Luxury Goods & Fine Jewelry, Accessories
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how I might contribute and add value to your organization.
Open to relocation
Open to Full time or Part time work
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Université Lumière Lyon 2
DESS - Post graduate diploma in fashion
Marketing, communication, brand strategy in fashion
2000 to 2001
ISTA - Institut Supérieur Textile d'Alsace
Master's degree in textile product management
Buying, textile technology (weaving, chemistry, knitting...), marketing, global management
1998 to 2000
University of Derby
BA in Business Administration
Strategic marketing, human resources and international management
1997 to 1998