Strategically-minded Merchandising Executive
Daniel Binder is a Managing Partner at Columbus Consulting with 35+ years of global retail expertise creating high-performing teams with intense focus on organizational design, business process improvement, bottom-line benefits and change management. He is skilled and experienced in navigating a retail company through significant structural and innovative change across all channels of retail, with a reputation for developing top and bottom-line impact and rigorous cost management. He has exceptional knowledge of all channels of retail, with a deep understanding of the customer globally with a notable focus on Asia. He leads with a customer-first mindset and unwavering integrity.
- DFS Hong Kong, Division of LVMH – President Global Supply Chain & Digital Transformation
- Progressed across many leadership roles through increased scope and responsibilities. Reported directly to the CEO with dotted line to the President of Merchandising; actively engaged with the Board of Directors, and forged partnerships with the leadership of the world’s most demanded brands. Built a world-class Planning and Allocation Team. Led the company’s relocation to Asia, drove sales growth and inventory optimization efficiencies, eliminated organizational silos and aligned cross-functional teams. Restructured and transformed the DFS Supply Chain and Merchandising teams, driving significant sustainable change that brought scalability to sales growth and bottom-line operating income. Led the company’s digital transformation. Actively involved in the company’s business development and it’s organizational integration
- Macy’s East – Vice President Divisional Merchandise Manager
- Rapidly progressed from Sales Manager to multiple Director and VP roles across Stores, Merchandising and Planning