Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Dansko Hires New VP of Sourcing
West Grove, PA: Dansko is excited to announce the hiring of industry sourcing leader Sal Agati as its new Vice President of Sourcing. In his new role, Sal will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s sourcing, product development and commercialization processes for both its footwear and healthcare apparel operations.
“We are very excited to have an executive with Sal’s experience and outstanding reputation in the industry, join our team in the critical role of VP of Sourcing,” said Dansko CEO Mandy Cabot. “We are confident that under his direction we can continue to source and develop the high quality and innovative products that has allowed Dansko to become a leader in the segment.”
Sal brings significant, senior level experience to Dansko joining the company most recently from Donna Karan footwear where he served as Executive Vice President of Footwear responsible for management of all footwear business functions. Prior positions included serving as Executive Vice President of Footwear Operations at GH Bass /PVH where he managed all design functions, global sourcing, technical support and merchandising for the casual the footwear brand.
Established in 1990 and now 100% employee owned, Dansko is a leader in providing all day comfort footwear, socks and healthcare apparel while standing at the forefront of ethical business practices. Founded by husband and wife team Mandy Cabot and Peter Kjellerup, Dansko is based in a LEED® Gold Certified headquarters in the rolling hills of Chester County, Pennsylvania. You can find Dansko products at over 2,500 premium US and international retail locations. For more information visit dansko.com