YoungAh Kim is the vice president of global merchandising at Adidas. Prior to that, she worked as the head of merchandising and commercial director at Crocs Greater China.
YoungAh is a multi-lingual internationally experienced senior executive with roots in merchandising and Sales. She has +19 years of experience at global brands Gap, Fila, Nike, Adidas, and Crocs across Greater China and Korea. She has a great passion for leading successful, scalable, and sustainable brand business by strategically distributing consumer relevant products. She has constantly engaged in various cross-functional large scale projects for a game change at all brands.
As the former head of merchandising and commercial director at Crocs Greater China, she led business turnaround across commercial functions; Merchandising, Marketing, Sales, Franchise operation & eCommerce with focusing on cross-functional strategy alignment & integrated execution to build a robust brand position in the China marketplace.
She is broadly experienced and drove continuous success in the full spectrum of business as Merchandising experts; all channel types (WHS, Owned Retail, Ecom), all business types (Multi brands, Mono brand, Distributors), all categories & divisions (FTWR, APRL, ACC). Throughout her entire career, she has pioneered product segmentation in line with strategic marketplace expansion plans and created new concepts of retail.
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