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Rick Horwitch

Bureau Veritas - Consumer Products Services
Vice President, Global Strategy and Supply Chain Solutions

Rick Horwitch is Vice President, Global Strategy and Supply Chain Solutions, for Bureau Veritas – Consumer Products Services.  Bureau Veritas is the world’s oldest and one of the largest providers of Quality, Healthy, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability (QHSES) services.  Bureau Veritas’ customers include 41 of the top 50 retailers and brands in North America and Europe.  Rick’s focus is on developing Supply Chain Risk and Quality Management (SCRQM) and Sustainability solutions which help their customers protect their brands, reduce cost, improve cycle time and develop sustainable business strategies.  Rick joined Bureau Veritas in 2005.  

Rick has over 36 years experience in the consumer products industry covering all facets of business – Sourcing, Production, Sales, Marketing, Technology and Operations with companies such as Warnaco, Kurt Salmon Associates, Fasturn and Deena.

 He sits on the advisory boards of:

Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York

Fashion Institute of Merchandise and Design (FIDM), Los Angeles

University of Delaware Dept of Fashion & Design

Board of Directors of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)
Chairman of the Americas Apparel Producers Network (AAPN)

Rick is a graduate of Tulane University.  He is married, has 2 children and lives in Calabasas, California.