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Alvanon adds two retail industry veterans to its management team

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Jun '08
Alvanon, the global size and fit experts in the retail fashion industry, announced the global expansion of its senior management team, another step forward as the company expands and continues its growth.

Alvanon has promoted two of its leading executives, Ed Gribbin and Edward Lemack, to lead the company's expanding consulting services and international development.

Effective immediately, Mr. Gribbin will serve as President, AlvaInsight, a division of Alvanon, Inc, and Mr. Lemack will serve as Executive Director, Global Development.

Alvanon has also added two retail industry veterans to the company's management team in 2008, Steve Oakie, Senior Vice President of Business Development, and Joe Fittipaldi as Chief Financial Officer.

The strategic expansion of the senior management team supports and drives the company's success as demand for Alvanon's products and services continues to increase in the global marketplace.

Alvanon provides strategic and tactical consulting; outsourced technical expertise; the world's largest database of body scan research; and unmatched supply chain tools from customized fit mannequins and blocks to world-class training.

Combined, Alvanon is uniquely positioned to provide a holistic, 360-degree offering, which assists retail brands improve size and fit in target demographics in domestic and international markets.

As a result, Alvanon helps customers drive incremental market share, improve customer loyalty and reduce time and costs within their supply chain.

“We are pleased to be rounding out our senior management team as we continue to grow and experience phenomenal success," said Janice Wang, Chief Executive Officer, Alvanon.

"Leveraging the combined strengths of these talented individuals is ideal for expansion and precisely aligned with the company's objectives and initiatives going forward.

Mr. Gribbin and Mr. Lemack have been vital to Alvanon's overall success and we look forward to maximizing their insight and knowledge of fit and utilizing their expertise to continue driving our international presence.

In that same regard, Mr. Oakie and Mr. Fittipaldi have had an immediate and positive impact in driving Alvanon's vision and accomplishing our strategic goals for growth."

Building on their momentum, Alvanon has also recently expanded its New York headquarters and relocated to a larger office to facilitate its growing customer base.

Mr. Ed Gribbin, President, AlvaInsight, A division of Alvanon Inc: Bringing more than thirty years of industry and body shape expertise, Mr. Gribbin will be responsible for the AlvaInsight group and under his leadership will oversee his team in collecting and analyzing consumer measurement data, conducting product fit assessments and consulting with major retailers and brands to help improve fit.

He is also co-inventor of the revolutionary Intellifit System, the first body scanner capable of collecting accurate body measurements from fully clothed people.


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