- Paul Cadman has been named President of Canada Goose Asia-Pacific, the company announced today (APAC).
- In this capacity, he will be in charge of all APAC region business activities, including Greater China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.
“Paul is a trusted brand advisor who has advised us for many years.” His extensive knowledge of the luxury sector, as well as his deep experience in developing brands across the region, has given our team a valuable perspective,” said Dani Reiss, President, and CEO of Canada Goose.
“In the last three years, we have built a business in APAC worth more than $250 million, and we are encouraged by the long runway of potential for us.” Paul’s experience, entrepreneurial nature, and regionally-specific industry knowledge make him the ideal candidate for the role as we strengthen our brand presence and execute on our long-term growth strategy.”
Paul brings over 30 years of strategic luxury goods experience to Canada Goose, having held leadership positions with global brands such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Asprey & Garrard, Bvlgari, and Estée Lauder.
In addition, he recently established PMC Global Hong Kong Ltd., strategic management and business consultancy specializing in luxury goods. Cadman also previously served as the Regional APAC CEO at Salvatore Ferragamo, where he oversaw the brand’s expansion and key business achievements in the APAC region.
“Throughout my career in the luxury goods industry, I’ve learned how to drive global success and quality growth.” “I’ve long admired Canada Goose’s authentic heritage, functionality, and unwavering innovation,” Cadman said. “There is so much excitement around Canada Goose, and I’m looking forward to further elevating the brand and business in the APAC region.”
This announcement comes as Canada Goose expands and diversifies its business across Asia-Pacific, including recent store openings in Harbin, Nanjing, Ningbo, Beijing, Taipei, and Macau.
Source: financial post