JOSEE

ROBILLARD

Global Retail and Fashion Executive with expertise in business development, franchising, and product development
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EXECUTIVE BIOGRAPHY

Josee Robillard is an accomplished Senior Executive with more than 30 years of success across the fashion and retail industries. Leveraging extensive experience with marketing strategies and the DNA of specific products or services for retail companies, she is a valuable advisor for an organization going through product sourcing and buying. Her broad areas of expertise include business development, international markets, product development, fashion trends, and franchise.

Throughout her executive career, Josee has held leadership positions with JR88 and Aldo Group. Josee is also available as an advisor on AdvisoryCloud

JOSEE ROBILLARD

Key Strengths and Highlights

Business Development

Franchising

Product Development

International Markets

Maximizing retail profit
Sourcing products
Hiring and developing people
Marketing strategies and DNA of specific product or service
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Experience

2016 - Present

Jr88

CEO and Consultant

  • Created food store concept for B&Y

  • Design footwear and accessories for Italian company

2010 - 2015

Aldo Group

General Manager - Creative Director


 

  • Business and products development, Ladies-Men's-Kids-Handbags-Footwear and accessories
     

  • Brand building-Marketing Development

  • Creative Director trends and design

  • Joe Fresh, Aubainerie, Jean Airoldi, LaBaie, Pegabo, Design Lab, Attitude, for Jay Manuel. Matthew Mcconaughey via JKL Media consulting solutions.

2011 - 2012

ALDO GROUP

Special Project/Creative Director


 

  • Sourcing and development of apparels line for Back to School/Foundation Maman Dion
     

  • Line review with - Celine Dion/ Las Vegas Residency

2007 - 2010

ALDO GROUP

Managing Driector


 

  • Launch/business development of China Branch office.

  • Sourcing factory, material and design in Asia, and Europe.​

  • Trend and design research for corporate and franchisees​.

  • Established supplier production compliance program.

  • International coordinator, products developments footwear and accessories.

  • Lead visual presentation for specific Asia Market.

  • Liaised Italy Branch/Switzerland and finance department.

1994 - 2007

ALDO GROUP

DMM - Creative Director/CIS Retail Division


 

  • Business Management/ 104 M
     

  • Product Development - Foot wear - Ladies Accessories/Men's

  • Creative Director, brand building trends-visual marketing- stores planning, Canada - USA - UAE

  • Product sourcing and development: New York, Las Vegas, Brazil, Portugal, Italy, Germany, France, Amsterdam, Vietnam, Hong-Kong, China

  • Coordinate buying to planning to distrution

  • HR Team Leader

1988 - 1994

ALDO GROUP

District Manager/Sales and Operations Access Division


 

  • Lead of sales department - Montreal - QC - Chicoutimi - Ottawa - Toronto Manage/ 46 M

  • Supervise Coordinate and acts sales achievement

  • Team building: recruitment, training and coaching

  • Review team productivity

  • Set-up visual presentations

  • Direct Store Opening 

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CONTACT
JOSEE ROBILLARD

Global Retail and Fashion Executive with expertise in business development, franchising, and product development

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