Managing Director, Leading Clothing Brand

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Completed

POSITION: Managing Director, Leading Clothing Brand

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Leading Clothing Brand

JOB LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa

REPORTS TO: Chairman,Holding Group

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume responsibility and authority for the effective leadership and profitable management of the subsidiary company so as to achieve financial performance in line with agreed objectives, with particular emphasis on: enhancing the power of the company’s brands; and implementing sales strategies to ensure achievement of sales objectives, targets and growthin market share from independents and in Africa

GROUP BACKGROUND: Leading Clothing Brand

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Graduate Calibre
  • Must currently be in a generalmanagement position in a company that distributes branded clothing and/orfootwear via the major retail chains and independent retailers
  • Should have been responsible for asales turnover of at least R100 million and a staff complement of more than 20 people.
  • Must have had trading experience andworked in, supplied to or interacted with the retail sector
  • Experience in consumer brand management is essential
  • Strong financial acumen

 Note:  Part of the Woodburn Mann process involves verification your qualifications. Many clients alsorequest that potential candidates complete criminal and credit checks.