Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Are you looking clothing Merchandiser !


I would appreciate it if you could review my Resume. If you are considering hiring someone with my background, now or in the future, you may be pleased you did.

Lived in Bangladesh so far, experienced various challenges in Apparels/Textiles/Retail industries in various environments, got some experience and good connections … and plan to move to my next great opportunity.

Networker, honored to have few thousands Direct Contacts, Top-managers, Retailer, Buyer, Manufacturer and Highly-skilled Professionals, allowing me to reach business goal around the glove.

13+ years total experience in business development, marketing & merchandising and production management. Presently working at Canada based retail buying agent in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Apparel Marketing, Merchandising and production management, costing, order development, sourcing materials, deal with direct Retailer, production planning & follow-up, earner of customer’s confidence, over comer from a critical situation by instant decision making.

Merchandising Fashion Export & Import, Product Development, Buying Agency, catalysts, Optimization of taxes and duties, best price selection, Local import sourcing strategy, Estimation of target price, Selection of right source

Supervised, managed and implemented marketing & merchandising in the area of Woven, Knit and Sweater.

Passion for developing transferable knowledge & expertise, team dynamics and accountability at all levels.

Therefore I must obtain a position elsewhere. My 13 years experience makes me a strong candidate for a position in Merchandising, Marketing and production management field.

I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my credentials with you at a mutually convenient time. Thank you for your consideration.

If you wish to send me an Email just click on the Contact Link I am looking forward to hearing from you! If you do not need someone right now please bookmark this page, you may need my services at a future date. If you have time perhaps you could sign my Guest book and let me know you visited my Web Site.

Thank you!

This is MY RESUME:

Shahidull Hassan
Apparel Marketing & Merchandising
Wapda Road, West Rampura
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Career Objective:
Seeking to make a long term commitment to a retailer, wholesaler, agent or manufacturer that can use my expertise and passion for Global Sourcing, Product Development and Merchandising to achieve organizational & personal goals that will provide me advanced opportunity.

Target Industry: Apparel/Textile/Retail
Employment Status: Full time

Career Summary:
13+ years experience on apparels/textiles/retail industry in the area of Marketing & Merchandising.CORE CAPABILITIES:Apparel Marketing & Merchandising, costing, products development, production planning & follow-up, problem solver, decision maker, Export & Import, Buying Agency, catalysts, Optimization of taxes and duties, best price selection. Local & import sourcing strategy, Estimation of target price, Selection of right source.

Personal Information

Birth Date: 21 February 1974
Gender: Male
Nationality: Bangladesh
Residence Location: Dhaka,Bangladesh
Marital Status: Married

Professional Experience (13 Years, 7 Months)

September 2010 – Present:
Merchandising Manager (Team Leader)
Sinosky Corporation Limited (Canada based Retail Buying agent)
Baridhara DOHS,Dhaka,Bangladesh,
Website : http:/,

Company Industry:Retail/Wholesale Agent and Manufacturer

Key Accounts:
Reitman’s (Canada), Pennington (Canada), Jean Shop (Canada), RW & CO.(Canada) Job Role: Sourcing & MerchandisingProduct Development & Merchandising, Designing Interface with the Buyers to identify specifications for Apparel. Research & develop new fabrics with Mills and Vendors. Interface with Vendors for costing of garments in line with budgeted parameters. Identify and develop a reliable Vendor base acrossBangladeshand overseas. Follow up on Production status at Vendor locations; monitor processes, identify deviations and implement corrective action.¨ Merchandising & Vendor Matrix Management.
¨ Overseeing a base of 12 Vendors

¨ Estimation of Target Price

¨ Selection of Right Source

¨ Problem Solver

¨ Buying Agency, Catalysts

¨ Optimization of Taxes and Duties

¨ Best Price Selection

March 2008 – August 2010:
Marketing & Merchandising Manager
MIMTEX GROUP (Knit Composite & Sweater)
House No- 23/B/1, Road No-104 Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production

Job Role: Marketing & Merchandising

Key focus is on Sourcing inBangladeshfor the EU market for a customer profile including High-end brands & retailers.

Managed a team of 8 personnel; including a Sample In charge, Pattern Maker, Merchandisers and development coordinators who helps in following through on Merchandising, Product Development and Execution.

Responsibilities included Product Development, Sourcing and Production¨ A key accountability includes managing Cost of Operations and People Management.¨ Grew Knit business from under US$ 1M in 2008 to close at US$ 3M in the year 2009.¨ Growth target for the year closing 2010 was US$ 6M.

Acquired insight into working of EU Retail Markets through research into customer markets / product lines; working closely with the other Teams collaboratively to create a product line and make presentations accordingly.

Key Accounts:
Ernsting’s Family, ADLER, REA, RAT, GHD, Sport Promotion Service, Wehmeyer, Casamoda,Redmond.

August 2005 – Feb 2008:
Senior Merchandiser/Assistant Manager Merchandising
Texeurop BD Ltd (Circular & Flat Knitwear Manufacturer)
Vogra, Joydevpur, Gazipur. Dhaka-1203, Bangladesh

Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production

Job Role: Merchandising.

Responsible for a team of marketing and merchandising, production management, sampling, fit & pre-production approvals, fabric & trim approvals, testing, gold seals, works with QA’s for timely inspection & delivery, update the buyer & the production status.Key Accounts :Dunnes Store, Drothy-Perkins, Pea-Cock, Tema, Primark, Okaidi, Obaibi, Quick-Silver, Jules, Camaieu, Bizbee, Afibel, Barbe-Blue, Bluhm-Koln, Bluhmod, Vertbaduet, Burton, Penny-Rewe, Defi Mode, Captain Tourte.

December 1997 – July 2005:
Famous Textile SDN BHD (Vertically Knit Composite & Woven)
Sena Kallayan Sangtha Commercial Complex Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh
Website :

Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Job Role: Merchandising

Handling on very tightly scheduled assignments managed the risk and got the important sample assignments completed well before time. Flair for analysis based troubleshooting and quick decision-making. Cultivated the spirit and method in team to collect facts.Very good knowledge of wovens/knits sourcing and product developmentKey Accounts :Target Corporation, Mervyns, AMC Store, Marshall Field, Boscoves, Baby Togs, Lolly Togs, Stage Store, May Department Store International (MDSI), Family Dollar, SEARS, K-mart, Zeller, Wal-mart (USA).OVERSEAS TOUR:Worked for 01 year in FAMOUS TEXTILE SDN BHD at BRUNEI DARUSSALAM in terms of transfer as Merchandiser Supervisor in the year of 2003.WORKED WITH OVERSEAS BUYING AGENTS:

Groupe SALMON Arc en Ciel (France), DRNS Germany, Hong Kong Team Trade Limited, AMC Thailand-Singapore-Vietnam, Wal-Mart Singapore, Texeurop SARL France, Shelsham Trading Co Ltd (HK), Fifth Avenue India.


Li & Fung (Bangladesh) Ltd, H&M, C&A Mondial, VF Asia, Otto Herem, Comtextile, Parkscene, AMC, Baby Togs, Haddad, Red cats Asia Ltd, Multiline, Synergies Resources Bangladesh, IC Company, Lindex and Euro Centra.


Year of 1995 (Held on 1997) University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Master’s of Arts (Philosophy) obtained 2nd Class
Year of 1992 (Held on 1993) Gov. M. M. Ali College, Tangail, Dhaka UniversityBachelor of Arts obtained 2nd Class
Year of 1990 IUT College, Tangail, Dhaka BoardHigher Secondary Certificates obtained 2nd Division
Year of 1988 Agrani High School, Tangail, Dhaka BoardHigher Secondary Certificates obtained 1st Division
Career Level

Career Level: Mid Career
Notice Period to Work: One month
Computer Skills

Skill Skill Level
Ms Excel & Word Expert
Outlook Express & Photoshop Expert
Professional Networking:

LinkedIn (1800+)
Xing (300+)
Viadeo (100+)
FashionUnited (50+)
Facebook (100+)
Plaxo (200+)
Google+ (200+)

Languages Proficiency

Language Skill Level
English Expert
Bengali Native Language
Thank you very much

Shahidull Hassan

Skype: mithuhassan1

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