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Nancy R. K.
Hong Kong Mobile: n
China Mobile: n
Summary of Qualifications
Experienced executive with
successful background in technical and creative product development,
graphic design, fitting expertise, quality assurance processes, lean
management, and manufacturing excellence. Excellent sourcing, development
abilities and sampling expertise.
Extensive experience in
soft lines apparel and accessories technical development, including
athletic wear, tailored apparel, constructed outerwear, performance
outerwear and skiwear,
casual sportswear, cut
& sew knitwear, lounge and sleepwear, leathers & accessories,
luggage, small gear; home & domestic products.
Areas of expertise:
Apparel Fitting Expertise
VStitcher: Virtual Fitting
Quality / Lean Management International Testing
Standards General Sewing Data
Ocean Sky International
Creative, Sourcing, Technical, Product Development & Quality
Business Volume: $ million USD
Sourcing, Technical Design, Product development – USA & Europe
for Research & Development
for Accuracy of customer sampling Processes
for accuracy of manufactured product
Customers: Burberry, Calvin Klein, Levi’s, Marks
New Balance, Banana Republic,
GAP, Disney, Lands’
End, JM&A, Reitman’s,
H&M, Mango, ZARA, Kohl’s.
I have had numerous designs selected and developed by European
U.S. customers for eventual
commercial sales offering, while with Ocean Sky.
have promoted the
Virtual design tool “VStitcher”
for use with
various European customers, and thereby
have shortened the overall Technical
product development and sampling time processes, promoting “speed to market”.
Oryon Technologies, LLC. Shenzhen,
– Textiles & Apparel
Responsible to facilitate
smooth communication between customers,
Singapore Research & Development Center, & U.S. Oryon Corporate
sampling & manufacturing of apparel, accessories, & product
evaluation and introduction of appropriate manufacturing facilities.
introduction of new customer accounts, worldwide.
Have successfully developed various lighted products for active
sports activities jogging, biking,
boating. In addition, have also developed various products successfully
adopted by animal products manufacturers.
REASON FOR LEAVING: Company Financial Issues.
Luen Thai Holdings Ltd.
Dongguan, China, September August
Business Volume: Million USD
Corporate Vice President,
Technical Development & Quality Assurance
development / technical design / quality assurance functions for softlines
lingerie, sleepwear, cut & sew knits; woven sportswear; active
wear; outerwear; tailored apparel, footwear, supporting annual sales
volume of M USD.
communication channels with customers.
Managed team efforts
to achieve correct servicing and garment fitting standards, for
U.S., European, and Asian customers: Victoria’s Secret, Liz Claiborne,
Lands’ End, Ann Taylor, Dillard’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike, Nautica,
Adidas, Esprit, Marks & Spencer, and Uniglo.
investigated, and resolved customer sampling and fit issues..
strategic planning sessions and budget meetings to establish direction
and manage financial performance for the Dongguan supplychain operation.
Led turnaround of
specific customer accounts by addressing sampling and fitting issues.
development turn time, resulting in increased sales & productivity.
three new customers through excellence in sampling & product quality.
operations at the onsite technical centers, improving employee retention.
presentation of product.
REASON FOR LEAVING: Company Financial Issues.
Hong Kong, July September
Working in One Year Consultant Capacity
Led startup and
directed all aspects of this newly established, independent U.S. buying
servicing midsize U.S. catalog companies and retailers.
design / product quality / factory compliance / manufacturing processes,
to insure adherence to targeted price points, quality standards, and
programs; conceptualized, developed, and presented
product designs aligned with customers’ specific markets.
Managed office colleagues,
responsible for merchandising, technical, & production..
startup, in collaboration with two partners, to include opening the
Hong Kong office / established business processes and systems.
sources in China, Macau, Sri Lanka, India, and the Philippines.
Grew volume from
inception to million USD within twelve months.
Eddie Bauer International
Ltd. January May
Technical Product Development
Manager Hong Kong, January May
Assisted in startup
of the Eddie Bauer Hong Kong Office, in .
product development, sampling & product fit for all apparel, including
outerwear, active wear, sportswear, lounge & sleepwear, accessories
products, ensuring adherence to style specifications, correct fitting
of garment, appropriate testing processes, targeted price points, quality
standards, and on time delivery schedules.
communication, with regular travel to factories throughout Asia.
Kong technical staff and eight offshore staff, responsible for sampling
and product fitting, factory evaluation &, compliance, product development,
manufacturing, production control, appropriate testing processes, and
Worked with internal
designer staff to ensure proper product execution. Established fabrication
standards, and accessories product standards. Provided guidance regarding
fabrication trends, apparel construction techniques, and production
Assisted in the
growth of Asian production volume to % of Eddie Bauer total volume,
for the U.S. and Canadian
markets, representing up to million USD volume, for Asia.
capabilities to India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Turkey.
of specialized fit for Eddie Bauer German and Japanese markets.
Served as interim
General Manager for the Mauritius production office six months, with
annual product volume of million USD.
Relocated the Eddie
Bauer HKG technical sampling department to Dongguan City, and Shanghai,
China, for cost savings purposes.
Honored with “BEST
OF BAUER” award in .
Eddie Bauer International Ltd.
Quality Assurance Manager Hong
Kong, January January
Managed technical development,
garment fitting, compliance and manufacturing of all outerwear, leathers,
athletic wear, casual, lounge and sleepwear. Evaluated and selected
factories based on quality processes, production capabilities and capacities,
technical and social compliance.