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Peter Nyhan

Buying merchandising director
About

Peter Nyhan is currently founder and CEO of a small start up company called PDN London. Peter is a long term veteran of the luxury retail sector, covering department stores, stand alone designer boutiques, multinational brands. His experience covers but is not limited to, buying, merchandising, sales, wholesaling, product development, product merchandising, critical calendar management, design briefs, budgeting, quarterly reviews, people development, succession planning, managing large teams covering selling floors, buying offices and management teams. He has more than 30 years of first-hand industry experience and has held senior-level positions in several international and publicly traded companies. Peter’s diversified background includes some of the most notable names in the luxury fashion and retail industries. His specialties include buying, product merchandising, planning, product development, sourcing, finance, operations, sales, planning, marketing, HR, P&L management, store development, strategy management and a key decision maker. His experience also includes store and business development and manufacturing. While in retailing, he held senior management, merchandising and buying positions including director of buying and merchandising, european buying director, global merchandising and buying director, Peter has also worked across many jurisdictions in , Europe, North America, Russia and the United Kingdom.

Previous Brands
PDN London
Pdn London
Faconnable
Mercury Group Russia
Harrods Full-Time
Harrods
Polo Ralph Lauren
Work Experience
Ceo
Aug ‘15 - Now
PDN London

PDN London is a Women's start up resort wear brand. In March 2017, PDN London opened its first pop-up location, retailing a full ready to wear collection. The Collection is also available at Harrods and Selfridges as well as their respective online platforms. Currently stocked in 15 locations and growing.. www.pdnlondon.com or on insta @pdn.london see less

Managing Director
Mar ‘15 - Now
Pdn London

PDN London is a Women's start up resort wear brand. In March 2017, PDN London opened its first pop-up location, retailing a full ready to wear collection. The Collection is also available at Harrods and Selfridges as well as their respective online platforms. Currently stocked in 15 locations and growing.. www.pdnlondon.com or on insta @pdn.london see less

Global Merchandising Director
Sep ‘10 - Sep ‘13
Faconnable

General Manager Ralph Lauren Russia
Jan ‘08 - Jan ‘10
Mercury Group Russia

GMM Menswear
Aug ‘03 - Sep ‘07
Harrods Full-Time

GMM Menswear
Aug ‘03 - Sep ‘07
Harrods

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, created and implemented a strategy to reshape the Mens’ division. The result placed Harrods Mens at the forefront of the new emerging luxury consumer market. Increased turnover by 30% year on year. Introduced new and exciting brands to the UK market. Created quarterly sales campaigns to drive key seasonal selling. Repositioned the division to be more forward thinking in its offer and approach to selling. Renegotiated all concession contracts to increase the return per sq foot. see less

Buying and Merchandising Director Ralph Lauren Full Price Retail
Jan ‘94 - Aug ‘03
Polo Ralph Lauren

Languages
English - Native
French - Basic
Location Preference
Open to relocation
Work Pattern
Full-time
Part-time
Employment Preference
Hourly Consulting
Permanent Positions
Freelance Assignments
London, UK