Yunique Names Former Liz Claiborne Executive Fortier as Director of Product Development Strategy
22 July 2008 | News | Source: Yunique Solutions, Inc. (now part of Gerber)
NEW YORK, NY – July 22, 2008 – Yunique Solutions Inc. (http://www.yunique.com) has appointed apparel industry professional Theresa L. Fortier as Director of Product Development Strategy. With more than 17 years of fashion design, product development, and production experience, Ms. Fortier will immediately assume responsibilities for the direction of Yunique’s plmOn™ product lifecycle management (PLM) and srmOn™ supplier relationship management (SRM) software solutions and strategic client experiences. In this key new position, she will help Yunique clients optimize system benefits and integrate advanced customer needs into the company’s nextgeneration solutions.
For the eight years prior to joining Yunique Solutions, Fortier held a wide range of management positions with the Sigrid Olsen Division of Liz Claiborne, Inc. including director of design, director of manufacturing, and team leader of product development and production. During her tenure, Ms. Fortier helped implement a global PLM solution across the company’s Hong Kong, Shanghai, and South China offices. She has also held management positions with Crest Foam, Bennett & Company, LeBlanc Company, and other fashion companies.
“After learning about Yunique Solutions during my fashion industry career, I wanted to become part of their innovative solutions and professional team”, noted Ms. Fortier. “I am pleased with the opportunity to help Yunique customers achieve even greater benefits while also bringing new client-centric capabilities to the system.”
“We are pleased to add Theresa and her many talents to our team”, added Darioush Nikpour, vice president of business development at Yunique. “As with our entire team, Theresa brings a passion as well as a unique perspective of the industry we serve. Our current and future clients will benefit greatly from her deep understanding of our industry’s processes, people and technology in order to improve internal product execution.”