​Lenny M. Holden - Footwear Professional

"Throughout my career, I have been successful at developing products for global production while building relationships with industry leaders in order to meet production and supply demands in challenging markets. I have reputation as a strategic thinker and articulate communicator with a proven track record of leading cross-functional teams to improve performance, increase sales, and maximize profitability."

Experienced in product development and production in Korea, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brazil, Mexico, Macao, Spain, Italy, Thailand, and the Philippines.



 Types of Footwear Experience:

Skate Shoes, Basketball, Cross Training, Running, Tennis, Hiking, Sandals, Womens dress footwear, Mens Casual footwear, Golf, Kids shoes down to crib sizes, Snowboard Boots, Vulcanized, Cold Process, Injection molding

 Consulting Services          

  • Litigation Support
  • Expert witness
  • ​Sourcing
  • Prototype development, Asia/Mexico
  • Model development rapid/sculpt
  • IP Development
  • Ideation and brainstorming
  • ​Knitting, flatbed and circular
  • Manage Design assets
  • Technical Product Development
  • Testing lab set-up
  • Cost & Margin Optimization
  • Diverse Footwear Experience
  • Environmental Initiatives
  • Production & Production Process
  • Purchasing & Demand Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Process and operations
  • Success Tracking & Metrics
  • Quality assurance
  • Accessory development
  • Warehouse & Inventory Mgmt.
  • Timeline Establishment & Mgmt.

EXECUTIVE FOOTWEAR DIRECTOR

Over 20 years in the SHOE business


10 years living in Asia

Experience

Research & Development  | Global Production | Profit Optimization | Strategic Planning