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May Fong joins Asia Pacific team at Alvanon

By Simone Preuss

13 Sept 2016


Global apparel business expert Alvanon has appointed May Fong to the position of senior consultant for the Asia Pacific region. The company recently announced the news in a press release.

In her new role, Fong will meet with fashion business clients to identify their brand-building and business-growth challenges, explain Alvanon’s technical and advisory capabilities and offer customized best practice solutions.

“Alvanon’s existing and prospective clients throughout the Asia Pacific arena will benefit from May Fong’s proven ability to anticipate, recognize and address their most intricate of fashion business concerns,” commented Alvanon's executive director Don Howard.

“Plus, she is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese and English, which will allow her to coordinate planning among fashion businesses that interact across Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States. May brings exceptional value to Alvanon’s knowledge base, particularly in the areas of retail operations, merchandising, product development and supply chain management,” added Howard.

May comes to Alvanon from Lacoste Asia Pacific, where she served as senior regional product manager. She received a master of management degree from The Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Australia and a bachelor of arts in Japanese Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Founded in 2001, Alvanon aims to solve the challenges of sizing and fit inherent in the apparel industry. During the last 15 years, Alvanon evolved into a global consulting firm with clients in 89 countries. The company operates from its head office in New York, European headquarters in London and an Asia office in Hong Kong. Alvanon also has research, development and manufacturing facilities in Dongguan and Shenzhen in China.

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