SanMar Adds Apparel Industry Veteran Yen Gao as Director of Sourcing
SanMar Corporation, Seattle, recently announced the addition of Yen Gao as director of sourcing. In this new position at the company, Gao will oversee and manage SanMar's U.S. sourcing team.
"We always strive to deliver the best products to our customers, which requires working with a vast network of supply chain vendors around the world," said Jeremy Lott, president of SanMar. "Yen's deep experience with well-known retail brands at their worldwide sourcing facilities helps in achieving our core values of making a difference by consistently delivering quality goods."
Gao brings over two decades of experience to SanMar, most recently from Kohl's, where she served as a sourcing production manager for knits. Gao has held similar positions with other brands, including Carter's and Abercrombie & Fitch.
"I'm excited to join the great team at SanMar and share my experiences in product development and supply chain management," said Gao. "It's all about building relationships with manufacturing resources to deliver the quality products at a fair price point."
For more information, visit www.sanmar.com.