Experienced Product Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry. Strong product management professional skilled in Trend Analysis, Retail, Costing, Management, Product Development and Marketing.
Sr. Manager- Product & Marketing, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd
Aug 2010 to Present
Driving the overall merchandise and marketing strategy for the business in line with sales and GP expectations while contributing to business strategy and planning process Managing product lifecycle from ideation phase through commercialization, across multiple categories while maintaining profitable margins and competitive selling prices. Range and option planning and management of relevant range and option plans Identifying and working on areas of risk or opportunity within merchandise strategies (based on data, market trends and customer analysis) which could impact on the success of the business objectives Work cross-functionally with design, product, supply chain, customer operations, Visual Merchandising, PR and global compliance to deliver integrated market strategies for new and existing products and other engagement programs. Developing a thorough understanding of the market segment, seasonality and global trends/events, and continually monitoring competitor efforts Collaborating and leading creative agency, digital teams and media plans to ensure effective and timely deliverance of campaigns. Managing multiple simultaneous projects requiring frequent communication, people/time management and problem solving skills
Fashion Management Studies, NIFT, Delhi
Apr 2006 to Apr 2008
Economics Honors, Shri Ram College of Commerce
Apr 2002 to Apr 2005