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Jeff Goldblatt Resume052111


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Jeff Goldblatt Resume052111

  1. 1. JEFF GOLDBLATT (972)-867-2290 HOME (972)-342-7572 M OBILE JEFFGOLDB@AOL. COM HTTP :// WWW . LINKEDIN . COM / IN / JEFFGOLDBLATTPROFILE BRAND & SALES DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVEA resourceful, team oriented senior manager with more than 30 years of progressive experience in the apparelindustry. Recognized for exceptional ability to develop and lead new business units and grow or reposition existingbusiness units. Uniquely talented in building synergistic brand strategies, developing talented and motivatedorganizational structures, negotiating retail financial plans, optimizing profit and attaining cooperative partnershipswith major retailers.  Account Development  Brand Development  Profit & Loss Management  Competitive & Trend Analysis  Product Lifecycle Management  Internal/External Presentations  Product Positioning  Sales Force Development & Management  Data & Business Intelligence  Team Building Leadership  Negotiation  Financial Plan Development BUSINESS INTERMEDIARYI successfully transitioned the core competencies that were acquired during my career in the apparel industry, inaddition to learning new skills in my current business intermediary role. The skills that were adapted to my new rolehave enabled me to decrease the on-boarding process and have allowed me to enjoy successes in an acceleratedmanner.  Exit Strategy Planning  Business Valuations  Confidential Business Reviews  Internet & Social Media Marketing CAREERVR BUSINESS BROKERS 2010-2011Business Intermediary ♦ Utilizing previous sales experience of managing independently owned apparel retailers to assist owners of small privately held businesses who desire to sell business. ♦ Learned the complex business broker process of valuing, listing and marketing businesses for sale in an expedited period of time. ♦ Listed two businesses for sale within a three month timeline, well ahead of what is quoted in the business intermediary training program.POLO RALPH LAUREN 2004-2010Vice President of Sales ~ Special Markets (2007-2010) ♦ Launched Chaps Childrenwear at Kohl’s & American Living, Childrenwear at JCPenney. Attained $97M in retail sales. ♦ Led a brand development team that attained $72M in annual wholesale sales volume. ♦ Developed seasonal strategic plans & served as key catalyst for business model modifications. Corrective actions resulted in dramatically improved retail metrics.Senior Director of Sales (2004-2007) ♦ Managed & led a team responsible for the growth & development of the Ralph Lauren Childrenwear brand with major accounts such as Dillard’s, May Co., Belk & Neiman Marcus. Achieved $70M in annual wholesale volume. ♦ Managed sales representatives responsible for Specialty retailers in 8 state regions resulting in $2.5M in incremental sales volume.
  2. 2. JEFF GOLDBLATT 2S. SCHWAB CO. 1982-2004Director of Sales/Vice President of Sales (1994-2004) ♦ Led vertical sales teams for 2 brands, Little Me & Ralph Lauren Childrenswear resulting in increased wholesale & retail sales. ♦ Led specialty sales force comprised of 16 independent sales representatives responsible for growing & managing over 1000 retailers. Attained $20M in annual volume. ♦ Member of the Senior Management team who grew Ralph Lauren Childrenswear in excess of $300M in annual wholesale revenue.Sales Representative/Key Account Manager (1982-1994) ♦ Expanded W. PA/OH/W, VA. territorial sales by 400%. ♦ Received company’s highest territorial sales awards. EDUCATION State University of NY at Brockport, B.S., Political Science & History, Cum Laude INTERESTS Family, Sports, Music, Investing and Business Analysis