Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Smart Shirts names Robert Skinner as MD
Smart Shirts names Robert Skinner as MD
11
Oct '12
Mr. Robert Skinner
Mr. Robert Skinner
Robert C. Skinner, Jr. has been named managing director of Smart Shirts Ltd headquartered in Hong Kong, according to Lei Xu, the chairman of Smart Shirts, a leading global original design manufacturer of apparel products. Skinner, currently chief executive officer of Smart Shirts' US-based Smart Apparel, will be relocating from New York City to Hong Kong in January 2013.

"We are very pleased to have someone with Bob's deep industry knowledge and relationships take the helm of Smart Shirts as we continue the company legacy of excellence and work to build Smart Shirts into the premier original design manufacturer in the world," said Chairman Xu.

Over his 36 years in the industry, Skinner has provided the leadership to build many successful brands and businesses by partnering with leading designers and retailers. Prior to joining Smart Apparel, he headed the former publicly held $2.5 billion Kellwood Company as chairman, president, and chief executive officer from 2006 to 2008 after joining Kellwood in 2000 as president of its menswear division.

Skinner started his career at Oxford Industries and during his 24-year tenure rose to corporate vice president and president of the Oxford Shirt Group.

Skinner will continue to oversee the Smart Apparel US division from Hong Kong and will continue to report to Chairman Xu.

Smart Shirts Ltd is a leading original design manufacturer (ODM) based in Hong Kong. The company provides a vertically integrated, complete apparel solution for its retail and wholesale brand customers in the Western Hemisphere, Asia, and Europe.

Smart Shirts Ltd


Must ReadView All

Egypt’s textile exports increase 3% in 10 months: TEC

Textiles | On 21st Nov 2017

Egypt’s textile exports increase 3% in 10 months: TEC

Exports by Egypt’s Textile Export Council (TEC) between January and...

UKFT turns sector skills body for UK fashion, textile sector

Textiles | On 21st Nov 2017

UKFT turns sector skills body for UK fashion, textile sector

The UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT) recently announced at a...

Pakistan’s textile exports up 7.72% in July-Oct ’17

Textiles | On 21st Nov 2017

Pakistan’s textile exports up 7.72% in July-Oct ’17

The value of textile and garment exports from Pakistan increased by...

Interviews View All

Nuno Venda
ROQ

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Vaanee Bhatia
Gritstones Clothing

<div>Delhi-based Gritstones Clothing offers quality and exemplary style...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

November 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
68.5%
No
12.4%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 89

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.8%
No
30.3%
Skip
7.9%

Total Votes: 89

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
86.5%
No
10.1%
Skip
3.4%

Total Votes: 89

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
80.9%
No
9.0%
Skip
10.1%

Total Votes: 89


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search