Elevate Textiles, owned denim mill, Cone Denim has hired Amie Borges as new Senior Vice President, commercial strategy. As per a Sourcing Journal report, Borges will lead the company’s global sales team and work closely with the product, operations and manufacturing teams to drive its key strategic objectives Borges will replace Tom Leonard who retired from as senior vice president of sales and product in July after 28 years service.
Borges is well-acquainted with the regions where Cone Denim manufacturers: China and Mexico. Prior to joining Cone Denim, She served in several leadership roles across luxury apparel brands, most recently as 7 for all Mankind’s’s Vice President-Sales for North America and Asia. Throughout her diverse roles, she successfully led brand transformations and revenue growth, while overseeing all aspects of product life cycles across North America, South America and Asia.
Borges holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising Management from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She will be based out of Cone’s New York office and will begin connecting with customers over the coming weeks.