Global information company The NPD Group has promoted John Deputato to president of apparel for the US business.

Deputato, formerly senior vice president at the group's analytics and modelling practice in North America, will now deliver insights and analytics to the fashion industry.

With over 25 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) and research industries, Deputato has held positions on the client and vendor sides of the business, including working with fashion brand Stetson.

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PORT WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, October 22, 2013 – The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, has announced John Deputato as the new President of Apparel for the US practice area.

Deputato, formerly the Senior Vice President at The NPD Group, Inc. Analytics and Modeling practice in North America, will run the Apparel business. He, along with his team, will deliver insights and analytics to the fashion industry. 

“We are thrilled to welcome John to our team,” said Diane Nicholson, President, US Softlines, The NPD Group, Inc. “John’s extensive knowledge in strategic planning, account management, analytics, and category management applications will be a strong complement to the Apparel team’s expertise.” 

With over 25 years of experience in the CPG and research industries, Deputato has held positions both on the client and vendor sides of the business. On the client side he has worked with leading manufacturers in home, beauty, and fashion on brands such as Old Spice, Stetson, and Woolite. On the vendor side Deputato spent almost a decade at Information Resources where he was the lead executive for major health, beauty, and personal care clients. Deputato has a Bachelor of Science, Marketing, and Economics degree from William Paterson University.

Original source: https://www.npd.com/wps/portal/npd/us/news/press-releases/the-npd-group-names-new-president-of-the-apparel-business/