General Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa Apparel @ Nike Europe From 2002 to 2004 (2 years) Member Of The Board Of Advisors @ St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - ALSAC Memphis, TennesseeNational Buyer, Myer/Grace Bros Department Stores @ Coles Myer Buyer for several categories, age groups and classifications including, Footwear, Apparel and Youth (Jeans Plus) From...
General Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa Apparel @ Nike Europe From 2002 to 2004 (2 years) Member Of The Board Of Advisors @ St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - ALSAC Memphis, TennesseeNational Buyer, Myer/Grace Bros Department Stores @ Coles Myer Buyer for several categories, age groups and classifications including, Footwear, Apparel and Youth (Jeans Plus) From 1986 to 1994 (8 years) President & Chief Executive Officer @ Bed Bath & Beyond Union, New JerseyBoard Director @ Nordstrom Seattle, Washington, United StatesExecutive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer @ Target Responsible for overseeing all of Target’s enterprise buying, sourcing, product design and development, visual merchandising and merchandising operations as their Chief Merchandising Officer. From June 2016 to November 2019 (3 years 6 months) Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul AreaNon-Executive Director - WGSN Advisory Board @ WGSN • Provide entrepreneurial ideas to the Company within a framework of prudent and effective controls which enable risk to be assessed and managed• Debate, validate and promote the Company’s strategic aims, product strategies, and approach to the market• Bring new innovations and ideas and assess them against the known needs or likely needs of the industry and customers they serve• Help set the Company’s values and standards and ensure that its obligations to the industry and its customers plus others are understood and met From May 2015 to June 2016 (1 year 2 months) London, United KingdomPresident, Nordstrom Product Group @ Nordstrom Nordstrom Product Group manages over 50 private label brands,with points of distribution across Nordstrom, Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom Rack and Nordstromrack.com. NPG manufactures in approximately 500 factories in 40 countries across the globe to produce over 14,000 unique styles per year in multiple classifications and genders.At approximately 10% of total Nordstrom multi-channel sales volume, NPG exceeds $1.5 billion in annual revenue. In support of Nordstrom in all quadrants of our business, NPG continuously strives to: -Deliver quality, value and differentiation at a compelling price for our customers-Maximize assortment, exclusivity and profit opportunities for Nordstrom, Inc.-Build value for Nordstrom Inc. by building lasting brands that contribute to overall profit growth From June 2009 to June 2016 (7 years 1 month) Greater Seattle AreaSenior Partner @ Alignment Consultancy Group Provided senior brand management insights, support and planning for Footwear and Apparel global enterprises. Assisted businesses to create their vision and align consumer insights, creative direction, strategic intent and financial expectations to best practice execution plans and outcomes. Focused on consulting in areas that I am passionate about and have experience in, having developed my skills over the years and sharpened these both with you at Nike in General Manager level and at Timberland at Vice President and Group Vice President levels.Offered services in a variety of functions where I have a proven track record of delivering results in Brand Management and the Footwear, Apparel and Retail disciplines in all international markets:Areas of expertise:✓ Merchandising✓ Design✓ Manufacturing✓ Process Management✓ Marketplace Management✓ Retail From June 2008 to June 2009 (1 year 1 month) Group Vice President, Global CasualGear Footwear & Apparel @ Timberland Group Vice President- Global CasualGear Footwear & Apparel - Reduced Footwear complexity 42% while increasing sales 11%Vice President, Global Apparel – Re-launched Essentials program, reducing complexity by 35% and increasing overall margin by 600 basis points From 2004 to February 2008 (4 years) General Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa Apparel @ Nike EMEA • Returned US$650m to double digit growth.• Increased productivity and profitability through reducing SKU’s by 26%.• Redesigned organizational structure and redeployed existing headcount to maximize efficiencies and create effective succession planning, which was the adopted globally.• Transformed seasonal creative process, creating better cross regional and cross functional alignment. • Directed the development of new product constructs to drive Men’s Active category business from -11% to +6% growth, resulting in over US$450.• Built Performance Category business +68% first season, with sustainable 20%+ growth over the next 3 years.• Accelerated the Training division, doubling revenues in 3 years to become the number one category business in the Men’s & Women’s Performance Division.• Grew Basketball category business by 25% CAGR through the introduction of global assets (e.g. Jordan line) balanced with regional nuances (e.g. Tony Parker line) From 2002 to 2004 (2 years) Global Merchandise Director @ Nike EMEA • Designed and implemented innovative organizational policy to transform Global processes, procedures and structures, ensuring best practice sharing to continue to strengthen and evolve talent and output.• Standardized the 4 regions and Global groups approach to strategy, product design and seasonal execution from Planning through to product close out phases.• Created and facilitated bi-annual Global Apparel Leadership Summits at Nike, ensuring the creation and execution of aligned cross-functional, multi regional strategies for growth, integrated from concept marketing and retail execution, driving innovation adoption and complexity reduction.• Coordinated all Apparel interactions and outputs at Global concept level, resulting in the integrated launch of the ‘Presto’ and Training lines. • Participated and contributed as a member of the Nike Global Licensing Steering committee. From 2001 to 2002 (1 year) Retail Director, Pacific Region @ Nike EMEA • Re-developed the brand’s Retail landscape through geographical mapping, divesting of unprofitable stores and opening 3 new doors, increasing sales +78% in 18 months.• Revolutionized Retail Marketing program, accelerating Sales +40%• Customized new fit out model for In-line stores, increasing sales by 40%.• Reformatted floor model for Factory Outlet doors, increasing sales +25%.• Initiated innovate Retail concepts, such as Australian Open Tennis booth, generating incremental revenue of +AUS$2.5m.• Capitalized on 2000 Australian Olympics to generate incremental revenue and brand marketing venues.• Balanced Merchandising, Marketing, Operations and Training staff to create a high performing team.• Developed robust Succession / Development plans focused on the long term strength of the Retail team. From 1999 to 2001 (2 years) Retail & Wholesale Manager, Australasia @ Palmer Corporation (JAG) • Evolved and activated Retail lead brand strategy to use Retail as the ultimate expression of the brand, focusing on store growth, integrated product and marketing plans and geographical focused distribution generating +18% revenues.• Divested of non performing stores and rebuilt the benchmark for profitability and minimum floor space requirements, resulting in an increase in return per square foot of 14%.• Initiated 5 year strategic growth plans for Retail Stores, negotiating store sites and long range plans with leasing partners, opening 5 new stores, including flagship stores and factory outlets, resulting in +18% revenue growth and initiated long term growth plan.• Re-formatted store design and layouts, reducing fit out costs, maximizing return/square metre and enhancing brand image. • Developed Retail exclusives program, creating vertical responsiveness in a traditionally wholesale environment, resulting in +25% sales growth in 1999 From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) Melbourne, AustraliaGeneral Manager @ Abstract Clothing Pty Ltd Product Design,Development, Manufactuirn & Sales of Mens and Womens Apparel.House brand as wel as 'Wheat' branded product. From 1994 to 1997 (3 years)
General Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa Apparel
2002 to 2004
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - ALSAC
Member Of The Board Of Advisors
National Buyer, Myer/Grace Bros Department Stores
1986 to 1994
Bed Bath & Beyond
President & Chief Executive Officer
Union, New Jersey
Seattle, Washington, United States
Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer
June 2016 to November 2019
Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Non-Executive Director - WGSN Advisory Board
May 2015 to June 2016
London, United Kingdom
President, Nordstrom Product Group
June 2009 to June 2016
Greater Seattle Area
Alignment Consultancy Group
June 2008 to June 2009
Group Vice President, Global CasualGear Footwear & Apparel
2004 to February 2008
General Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa Apparel
2002 to 2004
Global Merchandise Director
2001 to 2002
Retail Director, Pacific Region
1999 to 2001
Palmer Corporation (JAG)
Retail & Wholesale Manager, Australasia
1997 to 1999
Abstract Clothing Pty Ltd
1994 to 1997
What company does Mark Tritton work for?
Mark Tritton works for Nike Europe
What is Mark Tritton's role at Nike Europe?
Mark Tritton is General Manager, Europe, Middle East & Africa Apparel
What industry does Mark Tritton work in?
Mark Tritton works in the Consumer Goods industry.
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