President - Australia
NASDAQ Listed Global Retailer
Melbourne based, Regional role
About Our Client
Florsheim Australia is part of Weyco Group, a NASDAQ listed global wholesaler and retailer with a specialism in footwear. With several brands in their international portfolio, including BOGS, Nunn Bush and Stacy Adams, their primary brand in Australia is the Florsheim brand. With 30 stores and decades of brand history, the business has a very strong balance sheet and is well positioned for growth.
Reporting to the Group President and COO based in the USA, this crucial leadership role encompasses the regional, wholesale and distribution businesses for Florsheim in the core Australian market, and also Asia and South Africa.
The main deliverable for the President is sustainable and profitable growth in these markets. Externally, this will require oversight of the overall retail and wholesale operations, ownership of the brand strategy and PR of the regional businesses, negotiations around leasing and commercial operations and management of seasonal ranges, including pricing.
Internally, the President will own the annual operational plan, with a focus on analytics and product development. They will set culture and manage all day to day aspects of the business, with emphasis on customer management and future development of the business, including new store design.
The Successful Applicant
This exciting role requires a person with depth of skills in several areas. Florsheim will be seeking an experienced retail executive with experience across wholesale and distribution. This role will require a depth of knowledge across branding, customer, design, product and merchandising, with a strong background in these areas throughout their career. The new President will also have demonstrable experience in applying KPIs and analytics to drive successful outcomes, while also possessing clear ability to drive future direction and growth.
What's on Offer
This rare and exciting role represents a great opportunity to drive a business forward from a strong foundation. Weyco Group is offering a competitive executive salary with bonus opportunities to the successful President.
Page Executive will be responding to all queries for this role from Monday 3rd September. The closing date for applications is Monday 24th September.