A retail CEO, with a record of success in the profitable development of retail brands in Europe and the Middle East.
May 2009 - Present
Gulf & Asia
2006 - 2009
Majid Al Futtaim Fashion
CEO of franchised retail fashion business. Set company up from scratch in 2006. Grew it over three years to $100m sales, 100 stores in 6 countries. Main brands are Mexx, Liz Claiborne, Juicy Couture and Jane Norman.Managed business continuity during potential sale of company - process initiated April 2008. Teamed up with local merchant bank and organised funds for an MBO, but owner of company changed his mind about selling...Now looking for a new role where I can fully utilise my well rounded general management skills to help retail brands buck the recession and grow internationally.