COLLABORATIONS

JULY 2015 – PRESENT

PAOLO BLOWER INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE WORKSHOP, NYC – ACCEPTED MISSION TO ESTABLISH NEW SALES DIVISION PRESENTING HIGH QUALITY VERSATILE EUROPEAN TEXTILE MANUFACTURERS TO LUXURY US FASHION BRANDS.

MARCH 2014 – APRIL 2015

POLO RALPH LAUREN, BOLOGNA ITALY – SENIOR DIRECTOR, FABRIC OPERATIONS, WOMENS LUXURY BRANDS. ESTABLISHED A PRL FABRIC OPERATIONS PRESENCE IN ITALY. RESPONSIBLE FOR R+D, CALENDAR MANAGEMENT, QUALITY ASSURANCE AND PRICE NEGOTIATION.

MAY 1997 – MARCH 2014

JAMES WELSTEAD CONSULTANCY,  MAZAMET  FRANCE

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APRIL 1991 – MAY 1997

JULES TOURNIER ET FILS, MAZAMET FRANCE – DESIGN + MARKETING DIRECTOR RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND R+D WITH A STRONG FOCUS ON FINISHING TECHNIQUES.

FEBRUARY 1986 – MARCH 1991

WELSTEAD MILLS LTD, BERRIEDALE SCOTLAND – CREATED A NEW WEAVING MILL ON A GREEN FIELD SITE EMPLOYING 20 LOCAL PEOPLE. PRODUCED HIGH QUALITY FABRICS IN NATURAL FIBERS, SELLING TO MAJOR INTERNATIONAL FASHION COMPANIES. STRONG CO-OPERATION WITH GIORGIO ARMANI.