David A.

OmniChannel | e-Commerce | Luxury Consumer Goods Retail

United States of America
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OmniChannel consumer goods & specialty retail chief executive with a track record of delivering $4.5B in profitable sales growth launching and scaling lean start-ups inside Neiman Marcus, Victoria's S...see more

  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Professional Services
  • Retail & Ecommerce

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Chief Executive Officer | OmniChannel e-Commerce Luxury Consumer Goods Retail Private Equity M&A

Vintage Luxe Up
2 years
Current position
Mar 2020 - Present
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of digital-first sustainable luxury brand committed to preserving Earth's scarce natural resources, providing local jobs and donating 15% of sales to...see more

Operating & Strategy Partner | Private Equity Luxury Consumer Goods Capital Investment Strategy

IVEST Private Equity | Private Equity Luxury Consumer Goods Capital Growth Strategy
1 year
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
We invest in private and publicly-traded companies. We acquire both majority and minority equity positions. Many of our investments are not announced which provides our partners with th...see more

Chief Executive Officer | OmniChannel e-Commerce Luxury Consumer Goods Retail Private Equity M&A

MarketShare Advisors International | OmniChannel e-Commerce Luxury Consumer Goods Retail M&A
12 years
Current position
Dec 2009 - Present
Lead all aspects of OmniChannel marketing advisory & private equity investment firm including sales, marketing programs, delivery, operations, creative design, strategic growth plans, c...see more

SVP General Manager, Bath & Body Works | OmniChannel e-Commerce Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail

L Brands
3 years
Dec 2005 - Dec 2008
Launched and scaled the fastest growing direct to consumer retail business at L Brands. Strategic & operational leader with full P&L budget responsibility for global beauty OmniChannel...see more

VP Merchandising, Victoria's Secret | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Consumer Goods Digital Retail

L Brands
1 year
Dec 2004 - Dec 2005
Recruited by L Brands to lead start-up retail ventures for Victoria’s Secret Direct. Commercialized and launched the global Beauty initiative in 2005, followed by Accessories in 2006. ...see more

VP Merchandising | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Internet Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail

Neiman Marcus | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Internet Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail
< 1 year
Dec 2003 - Dec 2003
Restructured the $125 Million Home and Epicure division, an underperforming business during a time of substantial growth for the luxury retail group. Developed new merchandising and mar...see more

VP & General Manager, Chef’s Catalog | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Online Consumer Digital Retail

Neiman Marcus Group
1 year
Dec 2002 - Dec 2003
Chief merchant, strategic and operations leader for $125MM Chef’s Catalog and e-Commerce business. Led a team of 12 including 3 retail merchandising buying offices and operations manage...see more

VP Merchandising | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Internet Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail

Neiman Marcus
4 years
Dec 1998 - Dec 2002
Scaled e-Commerce & Direct Mail $100MM merchandising divisions for Neiman Marcus Home, Neiman Marcus Apparel and Horchow brands through periods of substantial growth in revenue, categor...see more

Group Merchandising Buyer | Luxury OmniChannel Retail Sales Consumer Goods Brand Distribution

Neiman Marcus | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Internet Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail
2 years
Dec 1996 - Dec 1998
Group Buyer leading fine fragrance merchandising division for Neiman Marcus stores. Re-engineered merchandising assortment strategy to reflect overall luxury positioning of Neiman Marc...see more

Merchandising Buyer | Luxury OmniChannel Retail Sales Consumer Goods Brand Merchandising

Neiman Marcus | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Internet Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail
4 years
Dec 1992 - Dec 1996
Led Merchandising Division for Fine Crystal division. Top line growth strategy from key luxury resources including Baccarat, Daum, Lalique and Steuben. Focused on limited distribution...see more

Merchandising Buyer | Luxury OmniChannel Retail Sales Consumer Goods Brand Merchandising

Bloomingdale's | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Internet Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail
1 year
Dec 1990 - Dec 1991

Merchandising Buyer | Luxury OmniChannel Retail Sales Consumer Goods Brand Merchandising

Bloomingdale's | Luxury OmniChannel e-Commerce Internet Online Consumer Goods Digital Retail
2 years
Dec 1988 - Dec 1990

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Professional Services
  • Retail & Ecommerce

Expertise

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Business Strategy
  • Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Analytics
  • Customer Experience
  • Strategy Development
  • P&L Management
  • Brand Development
  • Product Development