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C-Suite Speaker Series: David Meir Sasson, COO of Derek Lam International

WHAT: C-Suite Speaker Series

WHO: David Meir Sasson, Chief Operating Officer of Derek Lam International, will speak to graduate students and undergraduate Fashion Scholars.

WHEN: Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 pm

WHERE: The Townhouse, 4th floor

About David Meir Sasson

David Meir Sasson is the Chief Operating Officer of Derek Lam International, an apparel and accessories company founded in 2002 and headquartered in Manhattan. Derek Lam’s collection includes clothing, handbags, shoes and eyewear.

David manages a team of 30 employees across the areas of production, e-commerce, licensing, logistics, finance, and information technology.

Prior to joining Derek Lam, David was the Corporate Vice President of Financial Strategy for Kenneth Cole Productions and temporary Chief Operating Officer for Chado Ralph Rucci. He also worked at Elie Tahari for six years at the beginning of his career in the fashion and apparel industry.

David has been a member of LIM College’s Fashion Industry Advisory Board since 2011 and has also taught an Entrepreneurial Finance course in LIM’s Graduate Studies division.