GANT STRENGTHENS ITS GLOBAL SOURCING TEAM
Today GANT strengthens its Global Sourcing team by appointing Kate King as EVP Global Sourcing. The position will be a part of the Global Management Team and report to Patrik Söderström as he assumes his new role as CEO in early 2020.
As EVP Global Sourcing, Kate will be responsible for creating an industry-leading source base, build group synergies and ensure premium quality across the entire GANT assortment. Her first priority will be to build a best in class sourcing strategy to deliver product premiumization, sustainability and speed capabilities.
“I am confident that Kate will bring value to the Global Management Team and deliver industry-leading sourcing capabilities which will put GANT at the forefront”, says Brian Grevy, CEO.
“I am happy to recruit Kate from within, her understanding of sourcing will be key in our mission to grow and develop GANT further.”
Kate joined GANT in 2018 and has since then successfully established the regional sourcing team GANT Asia Pacific. Kate has 30 years of international experience within garment manufacturing, technical development and merchandising. She has worked in Asia for over 20 years and before she joined GANT, she held various roles within sourcing at companies such as Sears, Mast Industries, Tesco Lotus and Clover.
“I am excited to take on this new role” says King.”Together with my team our key focus will be to build a strong sourcing process that delivers great quality products, globally driving business growth and customer satisfaction.”