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  1. 1. QwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiofghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqweSummary Articulate and highly accomplished leader with extensive international experience in product development, strategic sourcing, and manufacturing. Consistently achieve desired levels of growth in start-up and mature enterprises by combining expert vision and planning. Proven success outlining and executing challenging deliverables in the apparel industry. Client-focused, showcasing proficiency in delivery and negotiations for competitive pricing, quality, lead-time, and design. Solid expertise in culturally diverse, demanding, and deadline driven environments. Instrumental in leading and mentoring cross-functional teams through a series of business processes, strategies, and performance initiatives.Specialties:Product Development, Vendor Relations, Strategic Sourcing, Process Efficiency, Production, Apparel/Textiles, Consumer Products, Costing, Analysis, Team Leader, Strategic Planning, Global Relations, Contract Negotiations, Cost Reduction.pasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmrtyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmqwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnmLEGI GEORGEResume7/10/2011Legi George<br />LEGI GEORGE<br />No: 158 , 5/2 Floor , Road # 1, DOHS Baridhara, Dhaka 1206, Bangladesh.<br />India Phone: +91-9008023373, +91-9886966092 (M), <br />Bangladesh Phone: +88-01710864380 / +88-01754105831<br /> Email:<br />TOP LEVEL ASSIGNMENTS: Marketing, Sourcing, Buying & Merchandising in Fashion Industry as Vice President / Director / Country Head for Asian or European Country.<br />PROFESSIONAL PROFILE<br />Astute Manager with over 22 years of experience in the Textile industry with reputed Exporters/ Buying Houses.<br />Strong cross-functional expertise in Sourcing, Buying, Merchandising, Marketing, Logistics, Production & Quality Assurance (Fabrics, Apparels, Yarns) <br />Displayed skills in handling key accounts for business development activities and ensuring maximum customer satisfaction for repeat and referral business.<br />Extensive experience in merchandising operations ensuring maximum customer satisfaction<br />Hands on experience in conducting online random quality checks to ensure adherence to quality standards committed to the buyers at all stages.<br />Played a key role in executing large volumes of Woven and knitted production for different buyers and shipped out best quality products with in stipulated time.<br />Possess keen understanding with All Washes, Printing , Dyeing Process and Embroidery<br />Expertise in the development of global sourcing strategies, vendor identification, development and analytical assessment to strengthen supply chain effectiveness<br />Exceptional communication and presentation skills with demonstrated abilities in training, team building and driving sales executives. <br />CAREER HIGHLIGHTS<br />Since July 2010M/S Concord Venture Group , Dubai as a Director marketing & Merchandising <br /> M/S Concord Venture Export LLC, Bangladesh as a Operation Head. <br />One of the Leading Garment Exporter from Bangladesh ( Vertical Woven and <br />Knit wear Factory ) India , Dubai and Sri-Lanka, Handling Target, Wal-Mart, V.F Asia, Marc Ecko, Evy of California , C &A, Vetir, Debenhams, Matalan ,Top Shop, Inditex Group, Spring Field ,Corte field , Bizbee , Pimkie, Gemo, etc..<br />Responsible for Marketing, Merchandising, Operation, Product Development & Production follow up.<br /> <br />Feb ’07 to July 2010 M/S. Kwun Tong Apparels LTD ( MUST Garment Corp Ltd, Hong Kong) . <br /> Bangladesh as a Head Of Merchandising and Product Development. <br />One of the leading garment exporter & buying agency for Wal-Mart, J.C Penney,<br />Polo Ralph Lauren, Target, Macy’s, Charles vogele, C &A<br />Responsible for Marketing, Merchandising, Product Development & Production follow up for Bangladesh factories and 13 Subcontract factories.<br />Jan’02 to Jan’07M/S. True Colors India ltd as General Manager Operation <br />One of the leading garment buying agencies for Wal-Mart, Jones Apparel Group, Target, Kohls, J.C.Penney, Regatta, Metro 7, World wide apparel resources, squeeze maran Inc, golden touch import, success apparels, public clothing company .<br />Responsible for Marketing, Production & Merchandising for Kenya, Bangladesh & Jordan.<br />Jan’99 to Dec’01M/s.Gokaldas Images Ltd as Manager Merchandising for Fashion wear and Denim Division. Bangalore, India<br />A Leading Garment exporter from India, Bangalore .<br />Buyers Handled: Levi’s, Dillards, Susan Bristol, Land’s End, Delia, Jones Apparel Group (Jones Labels Like, Jones Sports Wear, Jones New York, Evan Picone, Talbot, Nine West), Ralph Lauren, wrangler, .<br />Jan’93 to Dec’98M/S. Leela Scottish Lace Ltd as Manager- Merchandising, Bangalore, India<br />A Leading Garment exporter from India, having 28 garment factories between Bangalore, Chennai and Cochin.<br />Buyers Handled: J.C Penney, Wal-Mart, GAP, LIZ Claiborn, Quizz Sports Wear, U.S Expedition, Cato Corporation, STAGE Store, Macy’s, Mervins, Paul Harris Inc, Pacific Sunwear, M.Murris, Stein Mart, B.J’S, Fred Mayer, Brauns, Khols, Mandee, Dress Barn, Pamida, Goodies, Bealls, River Island, Modern Women, K-Mart.<br />Jul’89 to Jan’93 M/S. Menon ventures as Senior Merchandiser, Bangalore, India<br />A Division of Menon Group of Companies and reputed Garment Buying Agency.<br />Buyers Handled: Liz Claiborne, Edison Bros. Stores INC, Oak Tree, Zeidler & Zeidler, East Cost Trading, First Class Fashion Line, Fruit of The Loom, Basic Fashion GMBH, United Sales GMBH.<br />COMPETENCIES OVERVIEW <br />Strategic Planning<br />Formulating all round development strategies, with accountability for profitability; forecast and prepare annual budget in line with the AOP.<br />Overseeing performance and ensure achievement of targets through a strong marketing approach<br />Sourcing/Vendor Management<br />Identifying and developing vendor source for achieving cost effective purchases of raw materials and reduction in delivery time.<br />Assessment of the performance of vendors on various criterions such as percentage for rejections, quality improvement rate, timely delivery etc<br />Overseeing follow-up with vendors for timely deliveries and quality checks as well as ensuring timely payments.<br />Marketing/Merchandising Operations<br />Steering merchandising efforts in harmony with the business objectives<br />Relationship management with international buyers and dealing with buying houses for profitable product merchandising. <br />Following up on orders from the time they are placed by the buyers till their final delivery to the buyers as per time and quality standards committed to them.<br />Monitoring the procedures & systems followed in production to ensure compliance with the quality norms & standards of the company.<br />Supply Chain Management<br />Overseeing logistic functions & negotiating with shippers/transporters for cost effective transport solutions and clearances.<br />Handling fleet of vehicles & transporters ensuring timely delivery and transit norms.<br />Monitoring and analyzing the loss in transit and undertaking measures to control the same.<br />Product Development<br />Co-ordinating with designers and technically skilled professional to introduce new designs in the markets as per requirements.<br />Overseeing production planning, production and costing of the products after due approvals by the buyers of the samples. <br />Inter-departmental coordination with production, quality control and logistics departments to ensure smooth functioning of all production activities. <br />Quality Assurance<br />Conducting random online quality inspections to ensure that product quality standards are adhered to at all stages of the manufacturing process.<br />Ensuring customer satisfaction levels are maintained through quality service practices.<br />Inspecting samples and finished garments and conducting regular quality audits .<br />Customer Support<br />Managing relationships with the buyers for building a loyal customer base.<br />Liaising with the buyers directly or through their buying agents for requirement analysis and for any updates on their orders.<br />Ensuring compliance with the order and product specifications laid down by the buyers throughout the manufacturing process and in the final delivery of the product/shipment.<br />NOTEWORTHY CREDITS<br />With Concord Ventures Group.<br />Appointed as a Director marketing & Merchandising for Concord Ventures Group and in addition to the charge of Bangladesh operation. All the US Business was added to the profile of Concord. Concord was doing only Europe Business. New Buyers added was Marc Ecko, Evy Of California, Chicos, Target , Walmart and PVH orders through Success Apparels and Vizion Apparel . Added New European Buyers Like Tally Weijl and TCF from France, Debenhams, Matalan from UK, Ductel, Gausch, Surkana, Corte field, El Corte Ingles and Spring Field from Spain.<br /> As a Head of Bangladesh operation, streamline all the Division. Increase the Team strength while adding New QA team , Merchandising team. Production Capacity Increased by 100% . Sales and Profit Increased. <br />Successfully handling all the buyers. Vender based increased from 12 to 42. <br />Developed lots of Fabric and Trims suppliers in Hong Kong, China and Bangladesh and obtained better quality products with very competitive price resulting in obtaining more orders from buyers. <br />With Must Garment Corp Ltd.<br />Started Working as a Head of Merchandising in Must Garments Fashion wear Division in Hong Kong Head office and got a challenging opportunity to set up Must Garments Dream Project ( Fashion City , Kwun Tong Apparels ) in Ademjee EPZ , Dhaka Bangladesh along with CEO. With the Help of Management the Fashion City Project opened on March 6’th. Set up new Merchandising Division, Sampling, CAD Section, etc…<br />Successfully handled buyers like Wal-Mart, Target, J.C.Penney, Macy’s account with Must Garments 6 Factories and 12 Bangladeshi Factories on FOB basis. <br />Played a key role developing new project in Bangladesh .<br />Developed lots of Fabric and Trims suppliers in Hong Kong, China and Bangladesh and obtained better quality products with very competitive price resulting in obtaining more orders from buyers. <br />Joined as a Head Of Merchandising and become Promoted as Country Head. <br />With True Colors India ltd<br />Instrumental in developing 4 buyers viz Golden Touch Import, Squeeze Maran Inc, Regatta and Public clothing company.<br />Successfully handled buyers like Wal-Mart, Target, World wide apparel resources, Metro 7, Success Apparels, Golden Touch Import, Squeeze Maran Inc, Regatta and Public clothing company. <br />Played a key role developing total operation in 3 countries. Kenya ( 2 Vendors) Jordan (2 vendors) and in Bangladesh (4 vendors)<br />Fundamental in starting operations in Kenya, Jordan and Bangladesh & increased the business in two folds in 1 years.<br />Developed lots of Fabric and Trims suppliers in Hong Kong, China and India and obtained better quality products with very competitive price resulting in obtaining more orders from buyers. <br />Joined as a General Manager Operation for 3 countries. <br />With Gokaldas Images Ltd<br />Successfully developed the following businesses <br />Main Denim Business with Levi’s and Jones Apparel Group. <br />Fashion Wear Business with Jones Apparel Group, Dillards, Susan Bristol, Lands end and Delia. <br />Relationship Management with buyers like Levi’s, Dillards, Susan Bristol, Lands end, Delia, Jones Apparel Group ( Label like Jones Sports Wear, Jones New York, Even Picone, Talbot, Nine West), Ralph Lauren, Wrangler, Tommy Jeans with my 7 Merchandisers in Very effective, efficient and profitable way.<br />Developed new suppliers for trims and able to reduce the trim price very efficiently.<br />With Leela Scottish Lace Ltd<br />Distinction of starting Leela’s Own Brand Quizz Sportswear and US expedition as a separate merchandising and profit making center. Quizz Sportswear having lots of buyers<br />Started a separate division for Quizz in 1993, which became one of the Major Division in Leela Group in 1998 with a team of 5 merchandisers, 4 factories Production and Merchandising and 42 Subcontractors. 60% of total Business from Bangalore was handled by me.<br />Generated business from buyers like, J.C Penney, Wal-Mart, Gap, Liz Claiborn, Quizz Sportswear, U.S Expedition and Quizz Buyer like Sears, Cato , Stage Store, Mercy’s, Mervins, Paul Harris Inc, Pacific Sun wear, Stein Mart, B.J’s , Fred Mayer, Brauns, Kohls, Mandee, Dress Barn, Pamida, Goodies, Bealls, River Island, Modern Women , K-Mart etc….<br />Developed 42 Subcontract factories for Leela Lace. <br />Joined as a Sr. Merchandiser with Leela Lace. I started Quizz Division for Leela. 60 % of Total Leelas Sales was made by my division. In 1997 Leela made a total sale of Rs. 900 Cores. In 1993 Leelas turnover was only Rs. 650 Cores. Promoted as a Merchandising Manager in 1994. <br />EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS <br />B.Sc (Botany) from M.G. University, Kerala, India in 1989.<br />Post Graduation Diploma in Computer Application from N.I.I.T, Bangalore, India. In 1992.<br />PG Diploma in Apparel Production Management and Fashion Designing from ALT Training College Bangalore, India in 1996.<br />COMPUTER PROFICIENCY <br />Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Outlook, Acrobat Reader, Adore Photoshop’s, MS DOS, Lotus123, UNIX and C.<br />ERP Packages. <br />Presently working with an ERP package called Power Builder, exclusively developed for all the order entries, production work orders, merchandising update, time and action calendar with graphic charts, costing sheet, which is accessible by any one working in the company through LAN connection.<br />DATE OF BIRTH: 27th May, 1969<br />PASSPORT NUMBER: Z 1871676 <br />Fathers Name: Mr.K.M George<br />Mothers Name: Mrs.Aleyamma Gorge<br />Spouse Name: Mrs. Leeba Legi<br />Language Known : English , Hindi, Malayalam , Kannada , Tamil , Bengali.<br />Salary Drawing : US$ 72,000 / Annum + Furnished 3 Bed Room Apartment ( US$8500/ Annum)+ Car , Fuel & Driver + Annual Bonus + Annual Air Ticket with Family , 21 Days Annual Leave ( Paid Leave) + Medical Expenses ( Including family ) + Telephone Bill . All taxes are paid by Company.<br />Salary Expecting: Better package and facility than Present drawing (Negotiable) .<br />REFERENCE:<br />Mr. Ricky Ramnani,<br />Vice President - Global Sourcing & Manufacturing<br />JORDACHE ENTERPRISES, INC.<br />1400 Broadway, 15th Floor, NewYork, NY 10018<br />Tel: 212 944 1330, Dir: 646 383 8204<br />Fax: 212 239 0063, Email:<br />MR. NAJEEB SAYED,<br />Country Manager ( Bangladesh Region ),<br />Marks & Spencer,<br />Level6, Concord IK Tower,<br />Plot# 2, North Avenue,<br />Gulshen-2 , Dhaka,<br />Bangladesh,<br />Mobile # +88 01730428003,<br />Mail:<br />MR. V. KUMAR,<br />Regional Technical Service Manager,<br />Levi Strauss (India) Pvt. Ltd.,<br />Bangalore<br />India.<br />Mobile # 91-9663414000<br />Mail:<br />Mr. Saji Isaac,<br />Chairman ,<br />Midline Fashion Ltd.,<br />#247 , Road # 3, DOHS Baridhara,<br />Dhaka- 1206.<br />Bangladesh<br />Mobile #880-1711541760,<br />Mail:<br />