Jose L. Gomez Appointed Vice President of Sourcing & Operations for Edwards Garment Company
Edwards Garment Company, Kalamazoo, Mich., announced the appointment of Jose Gomez to the position of vice president of sourcing and operations. "We are extremely pleased to have Jose join the Edwards team," said Gary Schultz, CEO.
Gomez has been in the apparel sourcing industry for over 14 years and has a wealth of experience in developing supplier sources, improving supply chain management, and growing international business while maintaining high-quality standards. His most recent position was with Alternative Apparel in Los Angeles where he was responsible for building and refining their supplier network. Prior to Alternative Apparel, Gomez spent over 12 years working for Kurt Salmon Associates, the premier consulting firm in the apparel industry, where he specialized in global sourcing and manufacturing. His knowledge of sourcing and supply chain management will assist Edwards Garment in continuing their strong success and growth in the image apparel industry.
"Our priorities are to strengthen and increase collaboration with our vendor base, maintain and improve quality standards, and improve product development execution to give customers a superior product," said Gomez, who added he is eager to "carry on the tradition of quality and service while at the same time support the company's growth into new products and channels."
Edwards Garment has been manufacturing and supplying corporate, casual and uniform apparel for 140 years. The company is privately held and headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
For more information, visit www.edwardsgarment.com.