HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--fibi & clo is pleased to announce the hire of Harris Mustafa, who will join the fibi & clo team as an Advisor and Board Member. Mustafa will play an integral role in the creation of the company’s overall strategy regarding supply chain management and operations.
Mr. Mustafa reported, "I am delighted to have been invited to join the Advisory Board of fibi & clo, a company that brings a new and exciting approach to satisfying women's passion for fashion footwear. The direct sales model is fresh, innovative and fulfills the shoppers' need for a shopping experience that is different from the traditional brick and mortar and online platforms."
With over 40 years of experience in small and large-scale mass market and luxury brands worldwide, Mustafa has a keen sense of what the customer wants, and how to exceed their expectations. During his 15 years as the Managing Director of Payless ShoeSource International, he was instrumental in growing Payless to the $2.7 billion company it is today.
In his three years at Saks Department Stores Group, Mustafa overhauled the company’s private label supply chain and was responsible for 12 brands and a $610 million business unit.
And during his nearly 10 years at DSW shoes as Chief Supply Officer, working hand-in-hand with the CEO, Mustafa was responsible for streamlining the entire supply chain that fueled the business' $1.6 billion revenue.
Michael Leen, CEO of fibi & clo, said regarding Mustafa, “We are extremely honored and lucky to have Mr. Mustafa join our team. His great depth of experience in manufacturing and merchandising coupled with his keen understanding of consumer insights makes him an incredible asset to us as we grow the fibi & clo brand.”
fibi & clo, a minority-owned business, is the nation’s premier party-plan company that specializes in shoes and sandals, with over 5,000 agents throughout the United States. Recognized as an industry leader in design by Good Morning America, Style Me Pretty and The Knot, fibi & clo is a mission-driven company that also uses proceeds from their sales to help victims of domestic abuse.