Ian Ross is a motivated, dynamic, and enthusiastic global fashion retail and brand marketing executive. As global president of Cluett, Peabody & Co., Inc., (Arrow), he managed his team to grow global retail sales to $700 million dollars tripling EBITDA profits in 7 years. He grew a mature licensed business from 50 to 96 countries in that period.
Ian is comfortable with big picture strategy as well as the tactics of execution. He inspires confidence among both those whom he leads and those with whom he does business. He is a good communicator.
He understands the consumer. He has created and started successful retail store concepts that have both won awards and been highly profitable.
He has extraordinary levels of endurance and determination - which have helped him achieve extraordinary goals and objectives, both personal and business. He has run over 50 marathons and ultra marathons (up to 100 km)- and will run his 12th Boston Marathon in 2009.