New York, September 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Browzwear, a pioneer in digital 3D solutions for the fashion industry, today announced that Derek Rathel has joined the company as Vice President of America North to accelerate business growth in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Shortly After Closing of $ 35 Million Funding Round from Radian Capital, Hiring of Rathel Aims to Accelerate the Achievement of the Company’s Ambitious Platform Development and Expansion Goals of the market.
Rathel has nearly 20 years of experience building and leading sales, marketing and customer success teams in fast-moving B2B technology companies. At Foundry, whose pioneering design software is used by global footwear companies such as adidas, Nike and New Balance, Rathel spearheaded entry into the European luxury goods market, creating a new important source of income from scratch.
In his new role at Browzwear, Rathel will focus on people, products and processes to uncover market needs with new solutions that enhance efficiency and sustainability for customers while generating revenue for Browzwear. Leveraging the recent investment from Radian Capital, Rathel plans to double the size of the Browzwear team in North America, creating momentum and facilitating the rapid capture of market share.
“Derek’s experience with Enterprise customers, particularly in the areas of digital design and technology, is important to Browzwear as we continue to partner with our customers for digital transformation. Derek is the ideal candidate to lead the next chapter of Browzwear’s growth in these critical markets and to accelerate our team building in this important region, ”said Lena Lim, Commercial Director of Browzwear. “We are incredibly proud to welcome him to our team and look forward to working with him to make positive changes to our business, our customers and the world. “
“It’s a very exciting time to join Browzwear, a company that has the right technology, the right market positioning and the capital in place to continue to revolutionize the fashion industry,” said Rathel. “I am energized by the opportunity to be both an inspiring and operational force that can help solve the next big business problem and drive the growth of Browzwear and our customers. “
Founded in 1999, Browzwear is a pioneer in 3D digital solutions for the fashion industry, driving seamless processes from concept to commerce. For designers, Browzwear is accelerating collection development, opening up limitless opportunities to create iterations of styles. For technical designers and pattern makers, Browzwear quickly adapts graduated clothing to any body model with precise and faithful replication of materials. For manufacturers, the Browzwear Tech Pack provides everything needed to produce perfect physical clothing the first time and every step of the way from design to production. Worldwide, more than 650 organizations such as Columbia Sportswear, PVH Group, and VF Corporation are leveraging Browzwear’s open platform to streamline processes, collaborate, and pursue data-driven production strategies so they can selling more while manufacturing less, which increases both ecological and economic sustainability. For more information, visit www.browzwear.com