Global Brand Management
HOMETOWN: Los Angeles
PHONE: (323) 303-4694
Creator & Global Brand Manager
Altamont Apparel, Ltd.
Sole Technology, Inc.
(January 2006 - February 2011)
Oversaw launch of exciting new global youth culture and action sport lifestyle apparel brand unlocking significant Company apparel growth and led Company-wide global activation across all business functions from business plan preparation to product at retail in 72 countries (within a nine-month time-frame!).
Established brand over tenure, achieving #2 “Best-selling Men’s Apparel Brand*" position across key US action sports lifestyle wholesale accounts within a saturated marketplace and despite adverse global micro- and macroeconomic factors (*source: TransWorld Business Magazine, SU 2012 Comprehensive Domestic US Retailer Survey).
Created and managed global Music, Fashion, Artist and Sports outreach platforms, managed all outside Artists, Designers and Athletes, Strategic Partnerships, contract negotiations and product collaborations.
Noteworthy collaborations and partnerships included, but not limited to, the family and estate of Jimi Hendrix, No Age, GWAR, Rick Froberg, Fucked Up, Zach Hill, Tim Kerr, Neckface, French, Patrick O'Dell, Ricky Powell, Boogie, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Mika Miko, Off Bowery Productions, Mishka NYC, 10xDeep, Ralph Steadman, Bill Owens, Pinkyvision, Pushead, Eriberto Oriol, Abby Portner, Anton Corbijn, Andrew Reynolds, Bryan Herman, Theotis Beasley, Brian Hansen.