Angela Chan

C-Level Executive
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C- LEVEL EXEC UT IVE An adaptable, results-driven bilingual Executive respected for 20+ years creating value within the apparel industry by building successful brands and continually growing business. Proven track record directing marketing, products, sales, e-commerce, and supply chain to exceed category/classification targets and drive maximum ROI. Motivational leader experienced building and guiding high-performing global teams of 1.2K+, hundreds of vendors, 6k+ customers, and $400+M in annual revenues. Strategic thinker involved in the successful acquisition of a $66M company. Out-of-the-box thinker committed to increasing market share, top‐ line sales, and bottom‐ line contributions . Exceptional tenure resulting in numerous promotions.

Previous Brands
Destination XL Retail Group
Mommy Chic Maternity Fashion & Int'l Design & Trade
Work Experience
Founder/Managing Director
Jan ‘21 - Now

Offer expertise in global sourcing, product development, and business development as a strategist and general manager scaling early companies and coaching founders/entrepreneurs to set up organization al structures. •Provided strategic business advice to a variety of apparel brands, manufacturers, factories, and investors, including Advectus Solutions, Samsung Fashion, Bando Global, New Voices Fund, Pleasant Lake Partners, and GLG, generating a high client satisfaction rating and repeat business. •Engaged in the community by managing pro-bono work with New Voices Foundation coaching black fashion startup CEOs while serving as a mentor to a number of startup founders. •Delivered guidance on streamlining processes, providing cost savings, building new opportunities, and solving complex issues with creative solutions.

President/Chief Executive Officer
Jan ‘18 - Jan ‘20

Transformed Chargeurs Interlining Manufacturing into Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies with a global upscale fashion corporation image. •Chosen as the first female, non-French, non-French speaking CEO in 150 years of the company's history. •Acquired and merged 2 global companies with 1.2K employees while leading diversified teams in 38 locations and 26 countries to scale up and execute end-to-end global sales and operations, merchandising, product design, sourcing, production, and manufacturing strategies, managing 32 P&L globally. •Achieved the #1 global position in interlining textiles manufacturing with the generation of 435M Euro, a 232% increase from 2018. •Optimized and transformed global operations utilizing CRM, 3D, pricing tools, PLM, and web and social media marketing strategies. •Identified and transformed companies' hidden assets into value propositions, lowering courier costs $3M+ within the first year while decreasing the sample lead time and reducing the carbon footprint. •Spearheaded global turn-around strategies and processes on branding, public relations, sales and marketing, product development, merchandising, distribution, I.T., and end-to-end supply chain. •Re-organized the global corporate organizational chart and created innovative new structures, roles, and succession strategies, contributing to substantial revenue growth. •Grew sales 232% from 131M to 435M Euro and increased EBITDA from 11.3M to 76M Euro through organic, acquisitions, diversified growth, and sourcing strategies. •Created and launched an exclusive partnership with CLO 3D Design as the first digitized interlining company. •Pivoted and diversified through the Covid-19 pandemic, launching new B2B and DTC in PPE, personal care, and home sewing divisions with significant sales growth. •Built 4 innovation labs and designed global supply chain solutions delivering 2M Euro cost savings, corporate social responsibility, improved global marketing, and high-performing digital teams. •Led the company through crisis, acquisition, integration, and culture change, streamlining core processes and structures, identifying talent, designing succession strategies, and establishing KPIs to enhance performance. •Launched an innovative program, Sustainable 360, to promote sustainable materials, recycling polyester fabrics and natural fibers such as cotton, hemp, and silk. •Diversified the senior management roles, recruiting 50% women from various countries.

Chief Sourcing Officer/SVP – Global Business Development
Jan ‘09 - Jan ‘18
Destination XL Retail Group

Chief Sourcing Officer & Global Business Development SVP of Global Sourcing

Co - Founder/President/Creative Director
Jan ‘95 - Jan ‘07
Mommy Chic Maternity Fashion & Int'l Design & Trade

Designed and delivered various creative solutions for pregnant women and nursing mothers. •Established and launched a women's and children's fashion startup, c o n t i n u a l l y i n c r e a s i n g a n n u a l r e v e n u e s through innovative designs. •Built the organization from 1 to 40 employees with 11 stores, e-commerce options, a catalog, 2K+ wholesale accounts, and 2 New York-based factories. •Developed a large Hollywood celebrity clientele with high retention and increased referrals.

Chinese - Fluent
English - Fluent
Education & Training
Pratt Institute
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Fashion Management & Merchandising
Business Management
Harvard Business School
Unknown - ‘20
Executive Extension
Leading Global Businesses
Unknown - ‘21
edX Certificate
Remote Work Revolution for Everyone
New York, NY, USA