Gap Inc. Appoints Ian Daniels to Lead Sourcing Operations
Gap Inc. is undergoing a strategic overhaul with the appointment of Ian Daniels as the new head of sourcing, set to take charge in October. With an extensive career spanning three decades, Daniels brings a wealth of expertise in supply chain management and global sourcing to the California-based apparel giant.
Formerly the vice president of Timberland’s Asia sourcing at VF Corporation, Daniels boasts a notable background at Walmart, where he rose to the position of vice president of global sourcing during his eight-year tenure. Reporting to Sally Gilligan, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Daniels will relocate from Singapore to Hong Kong for his new role.
Daniels’ track record includes stints at Marks & Spencer and Next Retail, where he excelled in steering fashion companies through complex country diversification strategies. His adeptness in leveraging technology to optimize sourcing processes adds a dynamic edge to his capabilities.
As Gap Inc. seeks a resurgence in its operations, the addition of Ian Daniels underscores the company’s dedication to strategic transformation. His extensive experience and innovative mindset position Daniels to spearhead a sourcing evolution that could reshape Gap Inc.’s trajectory.