Shares of companies with a market capitalization of more than $10 billion and with women board members outperformed comparable businesses with all-male boards by 26 percent worldwide over a period of six years, according to a report by the Credit Suisse Research Institute, created in 2008 to analyze trends expected to affect global markets.
Women leadership and a focus on global mobility are critical for sustained growth as we enter the next generation of consumer interaction. The Remodista community elevates women leaders to help drive this change. With the Women's Global Initiative 2014, we are heading into China, Russia, Europe, South Africa, and Brazil.
On September 24th, Lois Herzeca, Partner at Gibson Dunn, is graciously hosting a dinner party to launch this program that brings together key women leaders across retail, fashion, beauty and home brands to discuss how global mobility trends are impacting our businesses.
Remodista’s mission is to connect global mobility and forward thinking women to reshape the way brands do business by producing 6 global community events that educate brands, strengthen universal best practices, mentor future leaders, and nurture a global community.
At the dinner, Rose Hamilton, the EVP & CMO of Pet360 and former VP of eCommerce at Ann Taylor will be sharing her enthusiasm and perspective on why these initiatives are so imperative as we expand our collective thinking globally. Rose has over two decades of experience in building direct-to-consumer, multi-channel businesses with expertise in e-commerce strategy, direct response marketing, brand building, and consumer insights. Her innovative thinking focuses on connecting communities and the consumer path to purchase, and is transforming digital marketing as we understand it today.
Our Women's Global Initiative Retail Board includes 12 women, with a one year commitment from each. Board leadership consists of combined expertise in retail, technology hardware, digital marekting, finance, mobile, commerce, product innovation, quality assurance, legal, managment consulting, and enterprenurial advisors. Diverse industry experience and focused guidance will allow Remodista to create repeatable processes to measure and strengthen universal best proactices focused on community, content and commerce, thinking with mobility first.
The first Board Meeting will commence September 25, 2013 in NYC. Reach out to learn more!