S&S Activewear Hires Purchasing Director
S&S Activewear, Bolingbrook, Ill., announced that it has hired Mike Jackson to join its corporate office as purchasing director. Prior to joining S&S Activewear, Jackson was the purchasing director at Argo Tea, Chicago, and Edward Don & Company Woodridge, Ill. At both businesses, he demonstrated his strategic sourcing, demand planning forecast and inventory control expertise, managing nationwide distribution networks with thousands of products.
"It's exciting to join a growing company and to start a new career challenge," said Jackson. "With over 60 brands, a million square feet of warehouse space and over 50,000 SKUs, I definitely have my work cut out for me. I look forward to being part of the company's ongoing success and learning about the apparel and ad specialty industries."
"Mike brings a new level of forecasting and inventory control knowledge to our team," added Keith Shannon, vice president of sales and marketing for S&S. "It will be great to learn best practices from outside our industry and apply them to our distribution model. We're very happy to have him on board."
For more information, visit www.ssactivewear.com.