Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Babins takes over as President of Kellwood Western Region
Babins takes over as President of Kellwood Western Region
22
Jul '14
Kellwood Company, a leading apparel manufacturer, announced the appointment of industry veteran Marc Babins as President of Kellwood Western Region, the company’s largest operational unit, located in City of Industry, CA.
 
Marc will be responsible for Kellwood’s global supply chain including technical design, strategic sourcing, production, customer service, logistics and distribution management. Babins will partner with the Group and Division Presidents to drive the continued growth of the contemporary, junior, missy and private label businesses. Kellwood Western region is the company’s design and product development center as well as the distribution and logistics hub for all of its brands and labels. Babins will report directly to Kellwood’s Chief Executive Officer, Lynn Shanahan.
 
“We are delighted to have Marc join us at the helm of Kellwood Western Region, which is a critical component in fulfilling our strategic vision for the company,” said Kellwood CEO Lynn Shanahan. “Marc’s expertise adds value to Kellwood on many levels,” she continued. “He is an industry leader who has a proven track record of success in virtually all aspects of the apparel industry, including product development, sourcing, production, supply chain management and quality assurance. He also has significant experience as an entrepreneur leading his own company.”
 
Babins has held senior executive positions at several leading apparel companies, most recently as Senior Vice President of Strategic Sourcing and Product Development at Destination Maternity Corporation. In addition, Babins served as Senior Vice President, Product Development, Sourcing and Production for Aéropostale. At the Limited Stores division of Limited Brands, Babins was Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing.
 
Prior to serving as Vice President of Knitwear Manufacturing and Product Development at Tommy Hilfiger, he was President and CEO of Southern Trading Company, a trading company he co-founded that serviced leading US active wear brands including Adidas, Converse, Champion and Land’s End. He also has substantial experience as an academic, and as a consultant to the government of Thailand’s Department of Export Promotion.
 
“It is an honor to join Kellwood, and help lead its global supply chain operations, where I believe I can positively impact the company and its brands,” Babins said. “In this position, not only can I tap into many aspects of my industry expertise, but I can also strengthen Kellwood’s value proposition, and help achieve its strategic goals.”
 

Kellwood Company

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 27th Aug 2016

French textile machinery makers to show at ITMA CITME

Seven French textile machinery manufacturers will showcase their...

courtesy: JLL

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Aug 2016

Indian cities clocking fastest retail growth: Report

Indian cities such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi and Pune are...

courtesy: Delta Galil

Fashion | On 27th Aug 2016

VF Corp completes sale of 3 brands to Delta Galil

VF Corporation, a global leader in the design, manufacture, marketing ...

Interviews View All

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Nuno Venda
ROQ

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

Karel Williams
Dow Microbial Control

'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

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

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

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
August 2016

F2F Magazine

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search